What does heal mean?

Definitions for healhil

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word heal.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mend, heal(verb)

    heal or recover

    "My broken leg is mending"

  2. heal(verb)

    get healthy again

    "The wound is healing slowly"

  3. bring around, cure, heal(verb)

    provide a cure for, make healthy again

    "The treatment cured the boy's acne"; "The quack pretended to heal patients but never managed to"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Heal(verb)

    to cover, as a roof, with tiles, slate, lead, or the like

  2. Heal(verb)

    to make hale, sound, or whole; to cure of a disease, wound, or other derangement; to restore to soundness or health

  3. Heal(verb)

    to remove or subdue; to cause to pass away; to cure; -- said of a disease or a wound

  4. Heal(verb)

    to restore to original purity or integrity

  5. Heal(verb)

    to reconcile, as a breach or difference; to make whole; to free from guilt; as, to heal dissensions

  6. Heal(verb)

    to grow sound; to return to a sound state; as, the limb heals, or the wound heals; -- sometimes with up or over; as, it will heal up, or over

  7. Heal(verb)


  8. Origin: [See Hele.]


  1. Heal

    Heal is the fourth and final full-length studio album from the Arizona thrash metal band, Sacred Reich. It was released in February 1996 on Metal Blade Records and follows the 1993 album, Independent. The band's final album was a 1997 live recording, Still Ignorant, which saw the return of original drummer, Greg Hall.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Heal

    hēl, v.t. to make whole and healthy: to cure: to remove or subdue what is evil: to restore to soundness, to remedy, repair.—v.i. to grow sound:—pr.p. heal′ing; pa.p. healed.—adj. Heal′able.—ns. Heal′er; Heal′ing, the act or process by which anything is healed or cured: the power to heal.—adj. tending to cure, mild.—adv. Heal′ingly.—adj. Heal′some (Scot.), wholesome. [A.S. hǽlan, hál, whole; cf. Ger. heil, Dut. heel, Ice. heill; also Eng. hail, hale, whole.]

Suggested Resources

  1. heal

    Song lyrics by heal -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by heal on the Lyrics.com website.

  2. HEAL

    What does HEAL stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the HEAL acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of heal in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of heal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sipho P Nkosi:

    Nothing can heal a broken heart like a smile.

  2. Scottish Proverb:

    A bad wound may heal, but a bad name will kill.

  3. Horace:

    Patience makes lighter What sorrow may not heal.

  4. Unknown:

    Heal the past, Live the present, Dream the future.

  5. Gregory Rohl:

    I think there was an intent to get Inkster to heal.

Images & Illustrations of heal

  1. healhealheal

Translations for heal

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for heal »


Find a translation for the heal definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these heal definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"heal." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2018. Web. 23 Feb. 2018. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/heal>.

Are we missing a good definition for heal? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for heal:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.