1. [ verb ] cause injuries or bodily harm to
Synonyms: wound
Related terms: hurt shoot run_down harm twist graze bruise knife disable pull trample torture fracture maim traumatize calk concuss skin sabre stub subluxate injury injury wound injury
2. [ verb ] hurt the feelings of
Synonyms: hurt spite offend bruise wound

"She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests" "This remark really bruised me ego"

Related terms: arouse insult humiliate lacerate sting cattiness
3. [ verb ] cause damage or affect negatively
Synonyms: hurt

"Our business was hurt by the new competition"

Related terms: damage detriment
Similar spelling:   injured