Meaning of “harbour” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] UK US harbor us uk /ˈhɑːbər/

If you harbour doubts, hopes, thoughts, etc, you feel or think about them for a long time:

He harboured dreams of one day becoming a professional footballer.

to hide someone or something bad:

to harbour / a criminal

(Definition of “harbour verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)