Definitions For Harness


  • 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
  • A support consisting of an arrangement of straps for holding something to the body (especially one supporting a person suspended from a parachute)
  • A set of straps that are placed on an animal (such as a horse) so that it can pull something heavy
  • A set of straps that are used to connect a person to something (such as a parachute or a seat)


  • Keep in check
  • Exploit the power of
  • Put a harness
  • Control and direct with or as if by reins
  • To put a harness on (an animal)
  • To attach (an animal) to something with a harness
  • To use (something) for a particular purpose

Is Harness a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Harness is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Harness in a Sentence

  • The pilot strapped himself into his harness before takeoff.
  • The horses were harnessed to the wagon.
  • Engineers are finding new ways to harness the sun's energy to heat homes.
  • The company is harnessing technology to provide better service to its customers.

Synonyms for Harness

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