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See definition of harness on Dictionary.com
  • noungear for controlling an animal
  • verbrein in; control

synonyms for harness

  • belt
  • strap
  • equipment
  • tack
  • tackle
  • trappings
See also synonyms for: harnessed / harnesses / harnessing
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Around 2003, he drove over an hour west of his grandmother’s one-time nursing home to Hawkinsville, population 4,500, a quiet river town in rural central Georgia best known for its harness horse racing track and women’s state prison.
HE WANTED TO FIX RURAL AMERICA’S BROKEN NURSING HOMES. NOW, TAXPAYERS MAY BE ON THE HOOK FOR $76 MILLION.BY MAX BLAU FOR GEORGIA HEALTH NEWSSEPTEMBER 22, 2020PROPUBLICA
The minimalist shoulder harness gives me full mobility when I’m stand-up paddleboarding, but unlike some minimalist models, the foam padding spans the entire back of the vest, providing a cushion when I’m sitting in a fishing kayak.
THE GEAR THAT LETS ME ENJOY THE LAST DAYS OF SUMMERGRAHAM AVERILLSEPTEMBER 15, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Barve and his colleagues had fitted many of the woodpeckers in the area with tiny radio transmitters—which resemble a fanny pack held in place by a harness—to investigate their movements for another project.
BLOOD, DEATH, AND EYE GOUGING: WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF ACORN WOODPECKERSKATE BAGGALEYSEPTEMBER 9, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Mynchenberg, who has a master’s degree in human-canine life sciences from Bergin University of Canine Studies, says she likes harnesses with handles because they offer an easy way to grab and hold your pet.
THE RIGHT WAY TO WALK YOUR DOGJOHN KENNEDYAUGUST 26, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
A comfortable harnessYou can avoid potentially strangling your dog by buying a harness.
THE RIGHT WAY TO WALK YOUR DOGJOHN KENNEDYAUGUST 26, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
In fact, except for Ramona's help, it would have been a question whether even Alessandro could have made Baba work in harness.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
An old horse, with traces hanging and harness a wreck, stands snorting beside the boy.
A LOST HEROELIZABETH STUART PHELPS WARD AND HERBERT D. WARD
When the number was ended, Burd Alling removed his head-harness and gravely shook hands with Jessie.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
She found Mr. Rushmere busy adjusting and sorting divers pieces of harness.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
He died in harness, his valiant spirit shining undimmed till the moment it was quenched by death itself.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
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WORDS RELATED TO HARNESS

  • bandage
  • bandeau
  • belt
  • binding
  • bond
  • braid
  • cable
  • chain
  • circle
  • circuit
  • copula
  • cord
  • fillet
  • harness
  • hoop
  • ligature
  • line
  • link
  • manacle
  • ribbon
  • ring
  • rope
  • sash
  • scarf
  • shackle
  • snood
  • stay
  • strap
  • string
  • strip
  • tape
  • tie
  • truss
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