What does healthy mean?

Definitions for healthy
ˈhɛl θihealthy

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. healthy(adj)

    having or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease

    "a rosy healthy baby"; "staying fit and healthy"

  2. healthy(adj)

    financially secure and functioning well

    "a healthy economy"

  3. healthy, salubrious, good for you(p)(adj)

    promoting health; healthful

    "a healthy diet"; "clean healthy air"; "plenty of healthy sleep"; "healthy and normal outlets for youthful energy"; "the salubrious mountain air and water"- C.B.Davis; "carrots are good for you"

  4. healthy, intelligent, levelheaded, level-headed, sound(adj)

    exercising or showing good judgment

    "healthy scepticism"; "a healthy fear of rattlesnakes"; "the healthy attitude of French laws"; "healthy relations between labor and management"; "an intelligent solution"; "a sound approach to the problem"; "sound advice"; "no sound explanation for his decision"

  5. goodly, goodish, healthy, hefty, respectable, sizable, sizeable, tidy(adj)

    large in amount or extent or degree

    "it cost a considerable amount"; "a goodly amount"; "received a hefty bonus"; "a respectable sum"; "a tidy sum of money"; "a sizable fortune"

Wiktionary

  1. healthy(Adjective)

    Enjoying health and vigor of body, mind, or spirit: well.

    He was father to three healthy kids.

  2. healthy(Adjective)

    Conducive to health.

    A healthy diet and exercise can help to maintain proper weight.

  3. healthy(Adjective)

    Evincing health.

    Sam unwrapped the sandwich and took a healthy bite out of the middle.

  4. healthy(Adjective)

    Significant, hefty; beneficial.

    Healthy spankings never fail to restore a rascal's healthy respect for his educators, said dad while he gave Paul a healthy belting over the knee

Webster Dictionary

  1. Healthy

    being in a state of health; enjoying health; hale; sound; free from disease; as, a healthy chid; a healthy plant

  2. Healthy

    evincing health; as, a healthy pulse; a healthy complexion

  3. Healthy

    conducive to health; wholesome; salubrious; salutary; as, a healthy exercise; a healthy climate

Editors Contribution

  1. healthy

    The body, brain, consciousness, conscience, heart, memory, mind, spirit and soul structures and systems all functioning at an optimum level.

    She always ran or jogged every day to remain healthy.

    Submitted by MaryC on December 20, 2019  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'healthy' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2825

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'healthy' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3815

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'healthy' in Adjectives Frequency: #335

How to pronounce healthy?

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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say healthy in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of healthy in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of healthy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of healthy in a Sentence

  1. Harriet Martineau:

    But is it not the fact that religion emanates from the nature, from the moral state of the individual? Is it not therefore true that unless the nature be completely exercised, the moral state harmonized, the religion cannot be healthy?

  2. Johnny Wowk:

    The only healthy diet is an all organic diet. -Johnny The Walker

  3. Cheryl Ladd:

    If you have a grandparent or a parent and you see that their lives are becoming smaller, but they seem to be quite healthy, I think that suggesting that they get an eye test could be really important.

  4. Haile Thomas:

    I realized a lot of kids in general are not informed about where food comes from and the importance of healthy foods, there was a lack of a class that would teach nutrition education, cooking, and how to make it fun.

  5. Kristina Hamm:

    We recommend people throw The PPE in the trash. We don't want to have children or unsuspecting healthy adults to come in contact and become carriers of the infection.

Images & Illustrations of healthy

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