harm


harm
harm n: loss of or damage to a person's right, property, or physical or mental well-being: injury
harm vt

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

harm
I noun aggravation, balefulness, bedevilment, damage, damnum, deadliness, detriment, detrimentum, disablement, disservice, evil, hurt, hurtfulness, ill consequence, ill-treatment, impairment, injury, malignance, malignancy, malignity, mischief, misfortune, mutilation, noxiousness, perniciousness, ruin, scathe, scourge, virulence associated concepts: accidental harm, bodily harm, forseeable harm, irreparable harm, unreasonable risk of harm II verb abuse, adulterate, afflict, aggravate, attack, be malevolent, bruise, cause pain, corrode, corrupt, cripple, damage, debase, deface, demolish, devastate, disadvantage, disfigure, disserve, do evil, do mischief, do violence, endamage, exacerbate, hurt, ill-treat, ill-use, impair, incapacitate, infect, inflict injury, injure, laedere, maim, maltreat, mar, misuse, mutilate, nocere, pervert, plague, pollute, ravage, ruin, scathe, scourge, smite, spoil, subvert, worsen, wound, wrong associated concepts: accidental harm, bodily harm, forseeable harm, irreparable harm, unreasonable harm foreign phrases:
- Error scribentls nocere non debit. — An error made by a clerk ought not to prejudice
- Qui jure suo utitur, nemini faclt injuriam. — One who exercises his legal rights, injures no one.
III index abuse (violate), annoy, assault, cost (penalty), damage (noun), damage (verb), detriment, disable, disadvantage (noun), disadvantage (verb), disaster, disservice, drawback, endanger, eviscerate, expense (sacrifice), harrow, ill use, impair, impairment (damage), infect, inflict, injury, mischief, mistreat, molest (annoy), penalize, prejudice (injury), prejudice (injure), spoil (impair), strike (assault), wrong

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • Harm — bezeichnet: AGM 88 HARM, eine Luft Boden Rakete Harm ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Friedrich Harm (1844–1905), deutscher sozialdemokratischer Politiker Hermann Harm (1894–1985), deutscher SS Brigadeführer und Generalmajor der Polizei… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • harm — Ⅰ. harm UK US /hɑːm/ noun [C or U] ► damage done to something: »The board failed to prove irreparable harm in its suit against the council. »The harms associated with climate change are serious and well recognized. not do (any) harm to sb/sth… …   Financial and business terms

  • harm — harm·er; harm·ful; harm·ful·ly; harm·ful·ness; harm·less; harm·less·ly; harm·less·ness; harm; …   English syllables

  • Harm — (durch Kummer u.a. ersetzt) Sm erw. obs. (8. Jh.), mhd. harm, ahd. harm, as. harm m./n. Stammwort Aus g. * harma m. Harm , auch in anord. harmr, ae. hearm, afr. herm. Falls akslav. sramŭ Schande und avest. fšarəma m. Scham(gefühl) (mpers. šarm,… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Harm — (h[aum]rm), n. [OE. harm, hearm, AS. hearm; akin to OS. harm, G. harm grief, Icel. harmr, Dan. harme, Sw. harm; cf. OSlav. & Russ. sram shame, Skr. [,c]rama toil, fatigue.] 1. Injury; hurt; damage; detriment; misfortune. [1913 Webster] 2. That… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Harm — Harm, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Harmed} (h[aum]rmd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Harming}.] [OE. harmen, AS. hearmian. See {Harm}, n.] To hurt; to injure; to damage; to wrong. [1913 Webster] Though yet he never harmed me. Shak. [1913 Webster] No ground of enmity …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Harm — Harm: Das altgerm. Wort für »Kränkung, Kummer, Qual« (mhd. harm, ahd. haram, engl. harm, schwed. harm) ist wahrscheinlich mit der baltoslaw. Wortgruppe von russ. sorom »Schande« und mit pers. šarm »Scham« verwandt und geht auf idg. *k̑ormo s… …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • harm — [härm] n. [ME < OE hearm, akin to Ger harm < IE base * k̑ormo , pain, torment > MPers šarm, shame] 1. hurt; injury; damage 2. moral wrong; evil vt. [ME harmen < OE hearmian < the n.] to do harm to; hurt, damage, etc. SYN. INJURE… …   English World dictionary

  • harm — ► NOUN 1) physical injury, especially that which is deliberately inflicted. 2) material damage. 3) actual or potential ill effect. ► VERB 1) physically injure. 2) have an adverse effect on. ● …   English terms dictionary


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