Synonyms of harness


1. harness, support

usage: a support consisting of an arrangement of straps for holding something to the body (especially one supporting a person suspended from a parachute)

2. harness, stable gear, saddlery, tack

usage: 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


1. harness, tackle, attach

usage: put a harness; "harness the horse"

2. harness, exploit, tap

usage: exploit the power of; "harness natural forces and resources"

3. harness, rein in, draw rein, rein, control, command

usage: control and direct with or as if by reins; "rein a horse"

4. rule, harness, rein, restrict, restrain, trammel, limit, bound, confine, throttle

usage: keep in check; "rule one's temper"

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Definition and meaning of harness (Dictionary)