Definitions for HALEheɪl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

haleheɪl(adj.)hal•er, hal•est.

  1. free from disease or infirmity.

Origin of hale:

bef. 1000; ME (north); OE hālwhole

hale′ness(n.)

haleheɪl(v.t.)haled, hal•ing.

  1. to compel (someone) to go:

    to hale a suspect into court.

  2. to haul; pull.

Origin of hale:

1175–1225; ME < MF haler < Gmc; cf. OHG halōn to fetch, OE geholian to get. Cf. haul

hal′er(n.)

Haleheɪl(n.)

  1. Edward Everett,1822–1909, U.S. clergyman and author.

    Category: Biography

  2. George Ellery,1868–1938, U.S. astronomer.

    Category: Biography

  3. Nathan,1755–76, American soldier hanged as a spy by the British during the American Revolution.

    Category: Biography

  4. Sarah Josepha,1788–1879, U.S. editor and author.

    Category: Biography

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Hale, Nathan Hale(noun)

    a soldier of the American Revolution who was hanged as a spy by the British; his last words were supposed to have been `I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country' (1755-1776)

  2. Hale, George Ellery Hale(noun)

    United States astronomer who discovered that sunspots are associated with strong magnetic fields (1868-1938)

  3. Hale, Edward Everett Hale(adj)

    prolific United States writer (1822-1909)

  4. hale, whole(verb)

    exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health

    "hale and hearty"; "whole in mind and body"; "a whole person again"

  5. coerce, hale, squeeze, pressure, force(verb)

    to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"

    "He squeezed her for information"

  6. haul, hale, cart, drag(verb)

    draw slowly or heavily

    "haul stones"; "haul nets"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hale(adj)

    sound; entire; healthy; robust; not impaired; as, a hale body

  2. Hale(noun)

    welfare

  3. Hale(verb)

    to pull; to drag; to haul

Freebase

  1. Hale

    Hale is a village and electoral ward within the Metropolitan Borough of Trafford, in Greater Manchester, England. It is contiguous with the southeast of Altrincham, approximately 9 miles southwest of the city of Manchester. The earliest documented reference to Hale is in the Domesday Book of 1086, although the name of the settlement is probably as old as 7th or 8th century. The area was mostly used for agriculture; Hale grew during the medieval period to the point where Hale Barns was created as a separate settlement. Hale was historically in Cheshire. Hale, Bowdon and Hale Barns together encompass some of the wealthiest parts of England.


Translations for HALE

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

pitiful(adjective)

very sad; causing pity

a pitiful sight.

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