- physical injury; hurt; damage
- No harm came to my possessions.
- You can do a lot of harm to someone if you kick them in the balls. Especially if they get revenge and bring out a bazooka and blast your head off.
- emotional or figurative hurt
- Although not physically injured in the car accident, she received some psychological harm.
- detriment; misfortune.
- I wish him no harm.
- That which causes injury, damage, or loss.
- c. 1606–1607, William Shakespeare, “The Tragedie of Anthonie and Cleopatra”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, [Act II, scene i]:
- We, ignorant of ourselves, / Beg often our own harms.
- French: mal, tort, dommage
- German: Schaden
- Italian: danno, male, ferita
- Portuguese: dano, mal
- Russian: вред
- Spanish: daño
harm (harms, present participle harming; past and past participle harmed)
- To cause injury to another; to hurt; to cause damage to something.
- French: nuire à, faire du mal à
- German: schaden
- Italian: danneggiare, ferire, far male
- Portuguese: ferir, fazer mal, afligir, machucar
- Russian: вреди́ть
- Spanish: dañar