harm

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
harm

Plural
harms

  1. (uncountable) Harm is the damage, injury or problems caused by something.
    In the attack, he caused her serious bodily harm.
    Please be careful, but luckily this time there was no harm done.

Verb[change]

Plain form
harm

Third-person singular
harms

Past tense
harmed

Past participle
harmed

Present participle
harming

  1. (transitive) If you harm something, you damage or injure it, or cause it problems.
    Smoking during pregnancy can seriously harm your baby.