Translation of "harm" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /hɑːm/ us /hɑrm/

hurt or damage

Smoking can cause serious harm to the lungs.
Luckily, the children came to no harm (= nothing bad happened to them).
verb uk /hɑːm/ us /hɑrm/

to hurt someone or damage something

hacer daño a, estropear
Luckily, no one was harmed in the accident.

(Translation of “harm” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /haːm/

damage; injury; distress

daño, mal, perjuicio
I’ll make sure you come to no harm
He meant no harm
It’ll do you no harm to go.
harmful adjective

doing harm

nocivo, perjudicial, dañino
Medicines can be harmful if you take too much of them.
harmless adjective

not dangerous or liable to cause harm

inofensivo, inocuo
Don’t be frightened of that snake – it’s harmless.
harmlessly adverb

The shark just swam past him harmlessly.
harmlessness noun

inocuidad, cualidad de inofensivo
out of harm’s way

in a safe place

fuera de peligro, a salvo
I’ll put this glass vase out of harm’s way, so that it doesn’t get broken.

(Translation of “harm” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)