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, 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

How to pronounce healthy?

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    Daniel
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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. Jan Margeson:

    It is healthy. We can’t even catch the quota, we had to find an alternative species once groundfish died years ago.

  2. Thomas Costerg:

    The weakness in the U.S. recovery is not like a cart losing its wheels because the labor market remains healthy and housing activity is picking up.

  3. Willie Walsh:

    Given the scale of our operations, I see no reason why we should be confined to Airbus, that is not healthy. There [ should be ] competition between aircraft manufacturers.

  4. Chief Executive Eileen Drake:

    The defense business is extremely healthy and we have a large market share in this sector, the financials are very strong, and we see growth year over year.

  5. Bernhard Haring:

    The average woman should follow a healthy lifestyle which includes adopting a healthy dietary pattern. . . and being physically active.

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