harden harden  /ˈhɑr dən/


  1. (v) become hard or harder
  2. (v) make hard or harder
  3. (v) harden by reheating and cooling in oil
  4. (v) make fit
  5. (v) cause to accept or become hardened to; habituate




  1. In politics it can sometimes ripen and harden into a tough kernel of ambition, as the unimaginable slowly becomes transformed into the attainable.
  2. Dealers then turn the car on and rev the engine to let the solution harden.
  3. Only when questions turn to inter-marriage between Christians and Muslims does the line harden.


  1. Would James Harden-Dwight Howard Duo Catapult Rockets Into Title Picture?

    As much as Daryl Morey loves statistics, there is one mathematical formula that thus far has eluded him. The one for winning a championship. If such a formula existed, one can easily imagine the Houston Rockets general manager, in some underground lair, plugging "James Harden + Dwight Howard " into a Minority Report- like gestural interface computer, and waiting anxiously to see if the word ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. Why James Harden Ruined the Thunder's Postseason

    If the Oklahoma City Thunder kept James Harden, Russell Westbrook would have avoided a knee injury and the team would have gone back to the NBA Finals. Contributor: Krithic Annamalai Published: Jun 04, 2013
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Associated Content

  3. Harden adjusts to CFL

    Donte Harden was a bit lost his first time on a Canadian Football League field.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Erie Times-News


  1. "The level of deception by the Iranian government will shock and anger the international community, and it will harden our resolve," Brown said.
    on Sep 26, 2009 By: Gordon Brown Source: tayyar.org

  2. "We've been working on Mr. Harden for a few weeks now," Cubs general manager Jim Hendry said.
    on Jul 8, 2008 By: Jim Hendry Source: Newsweek

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