What does HALE mean?

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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)


  3. Hale(verb)

    to pull; to drag; to haul

  4. Origin: [OE. heil, Icel. heill; akin to E. whole. See Whole.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Hale

    hāl, adj. healthy: robust: sound of body.—n. (Spens.) welfare.—n. Hale′ness. [Northern A.S. hál; the S. forms hôl, hool, produce whole. There is a parallel N. form from Norse heill.]

  2. Hale

    hāl, v.t. to drag. [A variant of haul.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of HALE in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of HALE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Added Kerr:

    Even being in the players dining, you look up and Seve's( Ballesteros) picture is on the wall, Hale Irwin, all the greats, and then at the end there will be one female with the trophy up there, so that's really cool, that's ground-breaking. It's just a cool week like that.

  2. Lou Sapienza:

    We are working with another group that has very, very detailed information on an aircraft off the coast of Alaska that we know contains either the remains of about 28 service personnel enroute to the Korean Conflict during the 1950s or former U.S. House Majority Leader Hale Boggs.

  3. William Kunstler:

    You can crucify a Jesus, you can poison a Socrates, you can hang John Brown or Nathan Hale, you can kill a Che Guevara, you can jail a Eugene Debs or a Bobby Seale. You can assassinate John Kennedy or a Martin Luther King, but the problems remain, the hangman's rope never solved a single problem except that of one man.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Kudos to great American Heroes, whose patriotism is very well expressed in the last words of Nathan Hale, American Freedom-fighter: 'I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.' On Memorial Day, we remember and offer our heartfelt salute to all American Heroes and their Spirit of Patriotism! God Bless America! - Deo.

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Felicitaciones a los grandes héroes americanos, cuyo patriotismo está muy bien expresada en las últimas palabras de Nathan Hale, Americano luchador por la libertad: "Sólo lamento no tener más que una vida para perder por mi país." El día de los Caídos, recordamos y ofrecemos nuestro más sentido homenaje a todos los héroes Americanos y su espíritu de patriotismo! Dios bendiga a América! - Deo.

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