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. 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. Shachi Irde:

    ...the pipeline is not available. There are not enough women in senior management currently to occupy all the positions that are opening up for women, organisations have to focus on inclusion at all levels right from the beginning to ensure that they have a healthy pipeline to move up the ladder.

  2. Lisa Dabby:

    There really needs to be a push right now for production of PPE. We really need to keep our health care workers, our front line, safe and healthy, people need to realize when they get sick they're going to want somebody to take care of them.

  3. Loralei Thornburg:

    In general, most people go on to have a healthy pregnancy and go on to do well.

  4. Sonya Lunder:

    I have followed this issue for almost a decade, and I have to say I was very surprised by the number of women who exceeded the EPA guidelines, i want to make it clear we support the idea that seafood can be a healthy beneficial choice during pregnancy. Omega-3s support healthy development and a healthy baby.

  5. Dino Beckett:

    A lot of people don't associate health with entrepreneurship, but if we help people get healthy, the workforce is going to get healthy and they are going to want to work and participate in activities that help their families.

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