What does HEALTH mean?

Definitions for HEALTH
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word HEALTH.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. health, wellnessnoun

    a healthy state of wellbeing free from disease

    "physicians should be held responsible for the health of their patients"

  2. healthnoun

    the general condition of body and mind

    "his delicate health"; "in poor health"

Wiktionary

  1. healthnoun

    The state of being free from physical or psychological disease, illness, or malfunction; wellness.

  2. healthnoun

    A state of well-being or balance, often physical but sometimes also mental and social; the overall level of function of an organism from the cellular (micro) level to the social (macro) level.

  3. healthnoun

    Physical condition.

  4. healthnoun

    Cure, remedy.

  5. healthnoun

    A toast to prosperity.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Healthnoun

    the state of being hale, sound, or whole, in body, mind, or soul; especially, the state of being free from physical disease or pain

    Etymology: [OE. helthe, AS. hl, fr. hl hale, sound, whole. See Whole.]

  2. Healthnoun

    a wish of health and happiness, as in pledging a person in a toast

    Etymology: [OE. helthe, AS. hl, fr. hl hale, sound, whole. See Whole.]

Freebase

  1. Health

    Health is the level of functional or metabolic efficiency of a living being. In humans, it is the general condition of a person's mind and body, usually meaning to be free from illness, injury or pain. The World Health Organization defined health in its broader sense in 1946 as "a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity." Although this definition has been subject to controversy, in particular as lacking operational value and because of the problem created by use of the word "complete," it remains the most enduring. Other definitions have been proposed, among which a recent definition that correlates health and personal satisfaction. Classification systems such as the WHO Family of International Classifications, including the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health and the International Classification of Diseases, are commonly used to define and measure the components of health. Systematic activities to prevent or cure health problems and promote good health in humans are undertaken by health care providers. Applications with regard to animal health are covered by the veterinary sciences. The term "healthy" is also widely used in the context of many types of non-living organizations and their impacts for the benefit of humans, such as in the sense of healthy communities, healthy cities or healthy environments. In addition to health care interventions and a person's surroundings, a number of other factors are known to influence the health status of individuals, including their background, lifestyle, and economic and social conditions; these are referred to as "determinants of health."

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Health

    helth, n. wholeness or soundness of body: general state of the body, as in 'ill health,' 'good health,' soundness and vigour of mind: a toast, as 'to drink one's health'—to drink to the health of: (B.) salvation, or divine favour.—adj. Health′ful, full of or enjoying health: indicating health: wholesome: salutary.—adv. Health′fully.—n. Health′fulness.—adv. Health′ily.—n. Health′iness.—adj. Health′less, sickly, ailing.—ns. Health′lessness; Health′-resort′, a place to which people go for the good of their health.—adjs. Health′some (Shak.), healthy, wholesome; Health′y, in a state of good health: conducive to health: sound in body or mind: vigorous. [A.S. hælthhál, whole.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Health

    The state of the organism when it functions optimally without evidence of disease.

Rap Dictionary

  1. health

    Facts To Consider Before Visiting A Massage Clinic Massage therapy is one way for people in the metro to de-stress. And with the fast-paced environment, de-stressing is one of the must-dos of people in corporate America. This is the reason why in recent years, the number of massage therapy clinics in the metro tripled in number. The demand is growing like crazy as people are turning to this relaxant to save their stressed and tired muscles and spirits. Although every one can certainly go to massage therapy clinics and avail of their services, there will also be times when it is not a good idea to get themselves a massage. Here are some of the reasons why you should first forgo with the massage and just relax the old fashion way at home with hot water and a good book. 1. You don't have the budget It is good to de-stress once in a while but if you don't have the money to spare for one, don't do it. It will be ineffective anyways because you will be stressed over being broke. Having no money is the number one stressor for most people and for sure you are not immune to it. So instead of wasting your money on massage therapy clinics, be contented on just lying on the couch and enjoying a good book. Save your money until you have enough to splurge on one great massage on that hip massage therapy clinic that you have been dying to go to. That is one ultimate stress buster! 2. You just went the other day The body can take so much massage in one week. Be kind to your muscles and flesh by giving them a rest day. A respite from all that kneading and pounding will surely be welcome. Although there really is not recommended number of times that you can go to a massage therapy clinic, it is good to space out the visits to give your flesh a time to breathe and rest. A once or twice a week visit to the clinic is already good for most people. 3. You have a sprain If you sprained yourself in of those softball games or while fixing the roof at home, don't go to the massage therapy clinic for a cure. Go instead to your doctor and have him check your injury. That way, you can be sure that proper medical attention has been given to it. Remember that though people in massage therapy clinics are expert in massages, they are by no means an authority when it comes to sprains and injuries. In fact, they can even exacerbate the situation if they apply too much pressure on the problem area. That is why it is good to ask your doctor first if it is okay to go to a massage therapy clinic before you go. 4. Your last visit resulted to sore muscles Although sometimes a visit to the massage therapy clinic will hurt some of your muscles, sore muscles are entirely different. Sometimes, too strong pounding and too much kneading can hurt the muscles and bones. So be careful with the massage therapy that you avail of. If you are the type of person who easily bruises, opt for the softer or milder ones. If you had sore muscles from your previous visit, then it is safe to say that you need something milder than that. Chiropractor In London Cosmetic Surgeon In London Day Spa In London Dentists In London Health Club In London Health Food Shops In London Weight Loss In London Veterinary In London Service In London

Editors Contribution

  1. health

    The act, fact, feeling, knowing and manifestation of accurate and complete functioning of an animal and persons body, brain, conscience, consciousness, memory, mind, spirit, soul and subconscious structures and systems and the optimum spiritual and social well-being and functioning of an animal and persons spirit, soul, subconscious, conscience and consciousness.

    The health of animals and people is important to our lives as it affects every facet of our lives and choice to live eternally on this beautiful, amazing planet.

    Submitted by MaryC on November 29, 2016  

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'HEALTH' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #347

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'HEALTH' in Written Corpus Frequency: #561

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'HEALTH' in Nouns Frequency: #124

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of HEALTH in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of HEALTH in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of HEALTH in a Sentence

  1. Ryan Pack:

    An unjust world: I denounce marijuana and you call me a monster. I denounce same sex marriage, same sex relationships, and same sex intercourse and you call me a monster. I denounce military style weapons and open carry for civilian use and you say I'm violating your rights. I denounce alcohol which causes drunk driving accidents and fatalities, health problems, high crime rates, your more susceptible to injuries and it's a squandering of tax dollars and resources and you call me a monster because I want to abolish it. You underage drink and steal booze but you say I'm the bad guy. You do drugs and steroids and you call me evil. Your irresponsible and get pregnant at 15 and you say I'm abusing the system. You bully people everyday and then when they go on a massacre you call them monsters and evil but really your the monster, your the evil one for bullying them and harming them and forcing them into causing a massacre. You spray paint and vandalize public and private property but you call me a delinquent. You cheat, lie , rape and murder but I'm the monster for defending myself, I'm the monster for standing up for what is right. You bring your children into a world of violence and abuse them but I'm the monster, you call me the criminal. The way I see it, humanity is the monster, humanity is the criminal, not me.

  2. Nicolas Peissel:

    With 70 percent of health structures destroyed and with no existing permanent clinics, access is very difficult because of the violence.

  3. Christian Gregory:

    As someone who really knows well the literature and research about the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), our primary policy intervention against food insecurity, giving people access to food or resources to food is really important early identification of risk factors for both food insecurity and mental health problems are critical, and pediatricians can be instrumental in connecting families to available resources in their communities.

  4. Catherine Hill:

    That's an open question, we're very interested in protecting human health, but at the same time protecting the environment.

  5. Stephanie Taylor:

    The Republican proposal has put oxygen in the room for progressives to go on offense with real solutions that provide health care to everyone, increase quality, and reduce costs -- like Medicare for all or a public option offered to every American, if Democrats learned the right lesson from 2016, they won't just depend on a negative message but instead pivot to bold inspiring ideas like Medicare for all.

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