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2 Translation results for harbor in Spanish

verb | noun

harbor verb

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harbored, has harbored, is harboring, harbors
dar refugio a, albergar; abrigar, guardar

Example sentences of
harbor verb

  • It is illegal to harbor an escaped convict.
  • He still harbors deep feelings of resentment toward his former employer.
  • I don't harbor any illusions about our chances for success.
  • She studies the genetic material harbored in a cell's nucleus.
  • Some of these animals may harbor disease that could affect humans.

Detailed synonyms for harbor verb

Harbor, shelter, lodge, house, board, accommodate, put up significan proveer uno un lugar, por ejemplo, su hogar o sus habitaciones, con el fin de que alguien o algo permanezca allí por un tiempo.
  • Harbor indica el proveer un lugar de refugio, particularmente para una persona o un animal que es maligno, perseguido o dañino <accused of harboring criminals>, o bien puede connotar el tener en mente pensamientos, deseos o planes, en particular aquellos que son malos o dañinos <harbored thoughts of suicide>.
  • Shelter connota el lugar o la cosa que brinda protección o abrigo, en particular de cosas tales como los elementos, agresores o un bombardeo <found a cave to shelter them>.
  • Lodge indica el proveer un lugar donde permanecer, a menudo temporalmente <she lodged with her nephew for several weeks>, o la recepción mental de cualquier lugar en el que una cosa puede depositarse o incrustarse <a series of events that are lodged in her memory>.
  • House indica abrigo como el que provee una construcción con techo y muros que brindan protección de los elementos <the building houses several organizations>.
  • Board indica el proveer comidas o una habitación con comidas por una compensación <during his university years he boarded with a nice family>.
  • Accommodate connota proveerle a alguien un lugar para quedarse y dormir <the hotel can accommodate 250 guests>.
  • Put up sugiere proveer comida y albergue, especialmente en un trasfondo modesto <they put us up overnight>.

harbor noun

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harbors
refugio; puerto

Example sentences of
harbor noun

  • The tanker stayed in Boston harbor three days to undergo repairs.
  • Seeking a harbor from the drenching rain, we unfortunately chose a bank where a robbery was taking place.

Synonyms of
harbor noun

Reverse translation for harbor

albergar  - to house, to lodge, to shelter 
abrigar  - to shelter, to protect, to keep warm, to dress warmly, to cherish, to harbor 
guardar  - to guard, to maintain, to preserve, to put away, to save, to keep (a secret or promise) 
refugio  - refuge, shelter 
puerto  - port, harbor, mountain pass 
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