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KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋhɑrnIs 〕


〔 ˊhɑːnis 〕

Overview of noun harness

The noun harness has 2 senses

  • harness -- (a support consisting of an arrangement of straps for holding something to the body (especially one supporting a person suspended from a parachute))

  • harness -- (stable gear consisting of an arrangement of leather straps fitted to a draft animal so that it can be attached to and pull a cart)

Overview of verb harness

The verb harness has 4 senses

  • harness, tackle -- (put a harness; "harness the horse")

  • harness -- (exploit the power of; "harness natural forces and resources")

  • harness, rein in, draw rein, rein -- (control and direct with or as if by reins; "rein a horse")

  • rule, harness, rein -- (keep in check; "rule one's temper")