hurt ( hurts plural & 3rd person present) ( hurting present participle) ( hurt past tense & past participle )
1 verb If you hurtyourself or hurt a part of your body, you feel pain because you have injured yourself.
Yasin had seriously hurt himself while trying to escape from the police... V pron-refl
He had hurt his back in an accident. V n
2 verb If a part of your body hurts, you feel pain there.
His collar bone only hurt when he lifted his arm. V
3 adj If you are hurt, you have been injured.
usu v-link ADJ
His comrades asked him if he was hurt..., They were dazed but did not seem to be badly hurt.
4 verb If you hurt someone, you cause them to feel pain.
I didn't mean to hurt her, only to keep her still... V n
Ouch. That hurt. V
5 verb If someone hurts you, they say or do something that makes you unhappy.
He is afraid of hurting Bessy's feelings... V n
What hurts most is the betrayal, the waste. V
6 adj If you are hurt, you are upset because of something that someone has said or done.
Yes, I was hurt, jealous...
7 verb If you say that you are hurting, you mean that you are experiencing emotional pain.
I am lonely and I am hurting. V
8 verb To hurt someone or something means to have a bad effect on them or prevent them from succeeding.
The combination of hot weather and decreased water supplies is hurting many industries... V n
9 n-var A feeling of hurt is a feeling that you have when you think that you have been treated badly or judged unfairly.
I was full of jealousy and hurt...
10 If you say `It won't hurtto do something' or `It never hurtsto do something', you are recommending an action which you think is helpful or useful.
it won't hurt/it never hurts phrase V inflects, usu PHR to-inf
It wouldn't hurt you to be a bit more serious.