HyperDic: harness

English > 6 senses of the word harness:
NOUNartifactharnessa support consisting of an arrangement of straps for holding something to the body (especially one supporting a person suspended from a parachute)
artifactharnessstable gear consisting of an arrangement of leather straps fitted to a draft animal so that it can be attached to and pull a cart
VERBcontactharness, tackleput a harness
consumptionharnessexploit the power of
socialharness, rein in, draw rein, reincontrol and direct with or as if by reins
changeharness, rule, reinkeep in check
harness > pronunciation
Soundshhaa'rnahs; hhaa'rnihs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
abyss ... worthiness: 194 rhymes with ihs...
English > harness: 6 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA support consisting of an arrangement of straps for holding something to the body (especially one supporting a person suspended from a parachute).
Part ofparachute, chuterescue equipment consisting of a device that fills with air and retards your fall
BroadersupportAny device that bears the weight of another thing
Spanisharnés, arreos
Catalanarnès, arreus
English > harness: 6 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaningstable gear consisting of an arrangement of leather straps fitted to a draft animal so that it can be attached to and pull a cart.
Partsbridleheadgear for a horse
cinch, girthstable gear consisting of a band around a horse's belly that holds the saddle in place
halter, hackamorerope or canvas headgear for a horse, with a rope for leading
headgearstable gear consisting of any part of a harness that fits about the horse's head
martingaleA harness strap that connects the nose piece to the girth
traceEither of two lines that connect a horse's harness to a wagon or other vehicle or to a whiffletree
Broaderstable gear, saddlery, tackgear for a horse
Spanisharreos, guarniciones
Catalanarreus
Verbsharnessput a harness
harnesscontrol and direct with or as if by reins
English > harness: 6 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningput a harness.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"harness the horse"
Synonymtackle
Categoryanimal husbandryBreeding and caring for farm animals
Narrowerinspanattach a yoke or harness to
BroaderattachCause to be attached
OppositeunharnessRemove the harness from
Spanishenjaezar, poner los arreos
Catalanarrear, guarnir
Nounsharnessstable gear consisting of an arrangement of leather straps fitted to a draft animal so that it can be attached to and pull a cart
English > harness: 6 senses > verb 2, consumption
Meaningexploit the power of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"harness natural forces and resources"
Broaderexploit, tapDraw from
Spanishexplotar
English > harness: 6 senses > verb 3, social
MeaningControl and direct with or as if by reins.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsrein in, draw rein, rein
Broadercontrol, commandExercise authoritative control or power over
Spanishrefrenar
Nounsharnessstable gear consisting of an arrangement of leather straps fitted to a draft animal so that it can be attached to and pull a cart
English > harness: 6 senses > verb 4, change
MeaningKeep in check.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymsrule, rein
Broaderrestrain, keep, keep back, hold backKeep under control
Spanishcontrolar, dar órdenes, estar al mando, gobernar, refrenar, regir, reglamentar
Catalancontrolar-se, controlar, refrenar-se, refrenar

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