Antonyms for harm

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : hahrm
Phonetic Transcription : hɑrm

Definition of harm

Origin :
  • Old English hearm "hurt, evil, grief, pain, insult," from Proto-Germanic *harmaz (cf. Old Saxon harm, Old Norse harmr, Old Frisian herm "insult; pain," Old High German harm, German Harm "grief, sorrow, harm"), from PIE *kormo- "pain."
  • noun injury, evil
  • verb injure; cause evil
Example sentences :
  • We missed our morning mass, it will do us no harm to hear Nones in the Minster.
  • Extract from : « The Armourer's Prentices » by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • You shall be reckless as you like—but without your stored energy surplus to harm you.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • "Shure a little drink will do me no harm," said Mrs. Malone.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • What harm can that swearing coachman do, I should like to know, in the street yonder?
  • Extract from : « Malbone » by Thomas Wentworth Higginson
  • I never in my life saw any harm done by a villain; I wish I could.
  • Extract from : « Malbone » by Thomas Wentworth Higginson
  • I've come to see you for two minutes; I swear I mean you no harm.
  • Extract from : « Way of the Lawless » by Max Brand
  • Where it is most painful is precisely where it does most harm, among the classes we call professional.
  • Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King
  • He never meant any harm, but never saw where fun should stop.
  • Extract from : « Weighed and Wanting » by George MacDonald
  • Have you reason to think that either one of these girls would wish you harm?
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Well, brother, and suppose there were some little inclination, where could the harm be?
  • Extract from : « The Imaginary Invalid » by Molire

Synonyms for harm

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