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Definition of 'harbor'


  1. a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
       Synonyms: seaport haven harbour
  2. a place of refuge and comfort and security
       Synonyms: harbour


  1. maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings); "bear a grudge"; "entertain interesting notions"; "harbor a resentment"
       Synonyms: harbour hold entertain nurse
  2. secretly shelter (as of fugitives or criminals)
       Synonyms: harbour
  3. keep in one's possession; of animals
       Synonyms: harbour
  4. hold back a thought or feeling about; "She is harboring a grudge against him"
       Synonyms: harbour shield

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