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harness

 
Noun harness has 2 senses
  1. harness - a support consisting of an arrangement of straps for holding something to the body (especially one supporting a person suspended from a parachute)
    --1 is a kind of
    support
    --1 is a part of parachute, chute
  2. 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
    --2 is a kind of
    stable gear, saddlery, tack
    --2 has parts:
     bridle; cinch, girth; halter, hackamore; headgear; martingale; trace
    Derived forms: verb harness3, verb harness1
Verb harness has 4 senses
  1. harness, tackle - put a harness; "harness the horse"
    --1 is one way to attach
    Antonyms: unharness
    Derived form: noun harness2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  2. harness - exploit the power of; "harness natural forces and resources"
    --2 is one way to
    exploit, tap
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. harness, rein in, draw rein, rein - control and direct with or as if by reins; "rein a horse"
    --3 is one way to control, command
    Derived form: noun harness2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. rule, harness, rein - keep in check; "rule one's temper"
    --4 is one way to restrict, restrain, trammel, limit, bound, confine, throttle
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
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