1. [ verb ] maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings)
Synonyms: hold harbor nurse entertain

"bear a grudge" "entertain interesting notions" "harbor a resentment"

Related terms: feel
2. [ verb ] hold back a thought or feeling about
Synonyms: harbor shield

"She is harboring a grudge against him"

Related terms: hide
3. [ verb ] keep in one's possession; of animals
Synonyms: harbor
Related terms: keep
4. [ verb ] secretly shelter (as of fugitives or criminals)
Synonyms: harbor
Related terms: shelter harbor harborage
5. [ noun ] (housing) a place of refuge and comfort and security
Synonyms: harbor
Related terms: refuge harbor
6. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 7207
7. [ noun ] (nautical,geography) a place where ships can take on or discharge cargo
Synonyms: harbor haven seaport
Related terms: port boston_harbor Pearl_Harbor caesarea coaling_station port_of_call seafront landing wharf anchorage dock
Similar spelling:   harbourage