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Synonyms for harness


put in harness


in harness: working


Synonyms for harness

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

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

put a harness



exploit the power of

Related Words

control and direct with or as if by reins

References in classic literature ?
Last came the screw guns, and Billy the mule carried himself as though he commanded all the troops, and his harness was oiled and polished till it winked.
When the black leader ran off, you remember, his harness was still on him.
For a moment I looked at the materials in feigned surprise, but soon I permitted an expression of dawning comprehension to come into my face, and then, picking them up, I penned a brief order to Carthoris to deliver to Parthak a harness of his selection and the short-sword which I described.
The next time I heard approaching footsteps I could scarce await to see if Parthak wore the harness and the sword, but judge, if you can, my chagrin and disappointment when I saw that he who bore my food was not Parthak.
Until he came for his harness and his sword, we had thought you dead.
With that he drew his dagger and cut open a locked pouch which had dangled from the thern's harness, and from it he brought forth a circlet of gold set with a large gem--it was the mate to that which I had taken from Sator Throg.
he said, backing the intelligent horse, which all the time kept pretending to bite him, into the shafts, and with the aid of the cook's husband he proceeded to harness.
His dogs have eaten their harness, and he has made new harness out of his blankets.
The man who is before us, his blanket harness breaks often, and he must stop and mend it.
They lie helpless in the snow, their harness of blanket and canvas on them, the sled behind them, and as we pass them they whine to us and cry like babies that are hungry.
Three more huskies were added to the team inside an hour, making a total of nine, and before another quarter of an hour had passed they were in harness and swinging up the trail toward the Dyea Canon.
Strategic analysis of the global automotive wiring harness market and the growth forecast for the period 2015 to 2021 is also provided in the report.
By vehicle type, the global automotive wiring harness market is segmented into passenger vehicle, commercial vehicle, electric vehicle, and hybrid vehicle.
I examined a harness at White Swan (Yakama Indian Reservation, Washington State) during a powwow.
With more than 300 races per season and over PS130,000 of prize money on offer, it is easy to see why harness racing is so popular in these parts.