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Definitions of harness:
  • noun:   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
  • noun:   a support consisting of an arrangement of straps for holding something to the body (especially one supporting a person suspended from a parachute)
  • verb:   control and direct with or as if by reins
  • verb:   exploit the power of
    Example: "Harness natural forces and resources"
  • verb:   put a harness
    Example: "Harness the horse"
  • verb:   keep in check
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 25000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #3351)

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