What does healthy mean?

Definitions for healthy
ˈhɛl θihealthy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. healthyadjective

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

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

  2. healthyadjective

    financially secure and functioning well

    "a healthy economy"

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

    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, soundadjective

    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, tidyadjective

    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. healthyadjective

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

    He was father to three healthy kids.

  2. healthyadjective

    Conducive to health.

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

  3. healthyadjective

    Evincing health.

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

  4. healthyadjective

    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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Healthyadjective

    In health; free from sickness; hale; sound.

    Etymology: from health.

    The husbandman returns from the field, and from manuring his ground, strong and healthy, because innocent and laborious. Robert South, Sermons.

    Gardening or husbandry, and working in wood, are fit and healthy recreations for a man of study or business. John Locke.

    Temperance, industry, and a publick spirit, running thro’ the whole body of the people in Holland, hath preserved an infant commonwealth, of a sickly constitution, through so many dangers, as a much more healthy one could never have struggled against without those advantages. Jonathan Swift.

    Air and exercise contribute to make the animal healthy. Arb.

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, soul, subconscious structures and systems all functioning at an optimum level.

    She always runs or jogs every day to maintain feeling and being 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

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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. Blessing Irish:

    Anything that keeps a politician humble is healthy for democracy.

  2. Robert Green:

    While healthy young people as a group are less likely to have severe symptoms with COVID, they have to understand that some of them will become very ill and will even die from this infection, no one should assume youth makes them invulnerable.

  3. Central American:

    When we receive them on the Panamanian side, they're malnourished. The children are in terrible condition, so even getting them up to a healthy state takes time.

  4. Kris Ruby:

    The people who have created these apps need to be on high alert during this time either through investment in AI, people and/ or both, some discussions on social media are healthy if they allow space for civil discourse and dialogue. But there is a difference between dialogue and all-out social media war.

  5. Rebel Wilson:

    Im just trying to go for overall balance, overall healthy balance, i have this state of being, which is not my quote, but I go Nothing is forbidden. Well be like, Should we get In-N-Out burger ? And Im like, Nothing is forbidden. I can go there, I just might eat half of what I used to eat before. You know ? And Ill have a burger, and a few fries, and then you feel fine.

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