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Harbor Meaning & Definition


In layman's terms - a parking lot on water for boats and ships

Harbor Definition & Meaning

The word "Harbor" can be defined as a sheltered body of water where ships and boats can dock, usually protected from the open sea by a breakwater or other barrier.

Harbor can also refer to a place of safety, or comfort.

Harbor Used in a Sentence

  1. The captain skillfully guided the ship into the calm harbor.
  2. The harbor was bustling with activity as fishing boats returned from their daily catch.
  3. As the storm approached, the sailors knew they needed to find a safe harbor to ride it out.

Harbor Similar Words & Phrases (Synonyms)

  1. Port
  2. Dock
  3. Haven
  4. Shelter
  5. Bay

Harbor Opposite Words & Phrases (Antonyms)

  1. Open sea
  2. Exposed coast
  3. Unprotected area
  4. Outskirts
  5. Unsheltered


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