To harness something is to put it into control or to make it work for your own purposes. When you harness a horse, you make it work for you by tying it to a cart or a wagon.

  • The team was able to harness the horse's strength and power.

  • The company was able to harness the power of the internet to spread their message.

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Example Sentences for harnessed

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    The plan was to harness the waters.

  • 2

    Hardy har har is the hearty masculine equivalent, a guffaw compared to a titter.

  • 3

    The full body harness attaches to the tree the same way the belt harness does.

  • 4

    In the fifth, they harness the nuclear energy.

  • 5

    It is the support piece attached to the harness girth.

  • 6

    On the front of the harness is a projecting metal plate.

  • 7

    Oil is metered into the tank, forcing the harness into the jacket.

  • 8

    Once in the harness the fleas usually stay in it for life.

  • 9

    The harness had slipped and she had to readjust it.

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    Har Mar has also been a spokesperson in the UK.