Hard
Hard \Hard\ (h[aum]rd), v. t. To harden; to make hard. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • hard — hard …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • Hard — (h[aum]rd), a. [Compar. {Harder} ( [ e]r); superl. {Hardest}.] [OE. hard, heard, AS. heard; akin to OS. & D. hard, G. hart, OHG. herti, harti, Icel. har[eth]r, Dan. haard, Sw. h[*a]rd, Goth. hardus, Gr. kraty s strong, ka rtos, kra tos, strength …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hard — Hard …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • hard — [härd] adj. [ME < OE heard, akin to Ger hart < IE base * kar , hard > Gr karyon, nut, kratos, strength] 1. not easily dented, pierced, cut, or crushed; resistant to pressure; firm and unyielding to the touch; rigid; solid and compact 2.… …   English World dictionary

  • Hard — Hard, adv. [OE. harde, AS. hearde.] 1. With pressure; with urgency; hence, diligently; earnestly. [1913 Webster] And prayed so hard for mercy from the prince. Dryden. [1913 Webster] My father Is hard at study; pray now, rest yourself. Shak. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hard — ► ADJECTIVE 1) solid, firm, and rigid; not easily broken, bent, or pierced. 2) requiring or demonstrating a great deal of endurance or effort; difficult. 3) (of a person) not showing any signs of weakness; tough. 4) (of information or a subject… …   English terms dictionary

  • Hard — «Hard» 200px Sencillo de Rihanna junto a Young Jeezy del álbum Rated R Publicación 10 de noviembre de 2009 Formato Sencillo en CD descarga digital Género(s) Hip Hop …   Wikipedia Español

  • hard — (adj.) O.E. heard solid, firm, not soft, also severe, rigorous, cruel, from P.Gmc. *hardu (Cf. O.S., Du. hard, O.N. harðr hard, O.H.G. harto extremely, very, Ger. hart, Goth. hardus hard ), from PIE *kortu , (Cf. Gk. kratos …   Etymology dictionary

  • hard — [hɑːd ǁ hɑːrd] adjective 1. hard facts/​numbers information based on things that can be measured, rather than feelings or opinions: • Investors are again showing respect for hard numbers like quarterly earnings. • We have to separate the myths… …   Financial and business terms

  • hard — [ ard ] adj. et n. m. • 1971; mot angl. « dur » 1 ♦ Excessif et violent. Hard rock : forme de rock très violente. ♢ Cinéma, film hard, pornographique, très explicite. ⇒ pornographique, 2. X. Le hard. 2 ♦ N. m. ⇒ hardware. Le hard et le soft. ⊗… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • hard — 1 solid, *firm Analogous words: compact, dense, *c!ose: consolidated, compacted, concentrated (see COMPACT vb): *hardened, indurated, callous Antonyms: soft Contrasted words: fluid, *Iiquid: flabby, flaccid, *Iimp: pliant, pliable, *plastic:… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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