Associations to the word «Harbour»


HARBOUR, noun. (obsolete) (uncountable) Shelter, refuge.
HARBOUR, noun. A place of shelter or refuge.
HARBOUR, noun. (obsolete) A house of the zodiac.
HARBOUR, noun. A sheltered area for ships; a piece of water adjacent to land in which ships may stop to load and unload.
HARBOUR, noun. (astrology) The mansion of a heavenly body.
HARBOUR, noun. A mixing box for materials in glass-working.
HARBOUR, verb. (transitive) To provide shelter or refuge for.
HARBOUR, verb. (transitive) To accept, as with a belief.
HARBOUR PORPOISE, noun. A porpoise, Phocoena phocoena that inhabits coastal areas and river estuaries
HARBOUR SEAL, noun. Alternative spelling of harbor seal
HARBOUR SEALS, noun. Plural of harbour seal

Dictionary definition

HARBOUR, noun. A sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo.
HARBOUR, noun. A place of refuge and comfort and security.
HARBOUR, verb. Secretly shelter (as of fugitives or criminals).
HARBOUR, verb. Keep in one's possession; of animals.
HARBOUR, verb. Hold back a thought or feeling about; "She is harboring a grudge against him".
HARBOUR, verb. Maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings); "bear a grudge"; "entertain interesting notions"; "harbor a resentment".

Wise words

Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.
Charles de Gaulle