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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wale, welt, weal, wheal(noun)

    a raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions

Webster Dictionary

  1. Weal(noun)

    the mark of a stripe. See Wale

  2. Weal(verb)

    to mark with stripes. See Wale

  3. Weal(adverb)

    a sound, healthy, or prosperous state of a person or thing; prosperity; happiness; welfare

  4. Weal(adverb)

    the body politic; the state; common wealth

  5. Weal(verb)

    to promote the weal of; to cause to be prosperous

  6. Origin: [OE. wele, AS. wela, weola, wealth, from wel well. See Well, adv., and cf. Wealth.]


  1. WEAL

    WEAL is a gospel radio station in Greensboro, North Carolina targeting African Americans. It is located at 1510 and broadcasts only during daylight hours allowing "clear channel" station WLAC in Nashville, Tennessee to cover the southern portion of the Atlantic coast.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Weal

    wēl, n. state of being well: a sound or prosperous state: welfare.—adj. Weal′-bal′anced (Shak.), explained by Schmidt as kept in a state of just proportion by reasons of state.—n. Weals′man (Shak.), a statesman.—The public, general, or common weal, the well-being, interest, and prosperity of the country. [A.S. wela, wealth, bliss; Ger. wohl.]

  2. Weal

    wēl, n. a form of wale.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. weal

    A wicker basket used for catching eels.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of weal in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of weal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of weal in a Sentence

  1. Sanskrit Proverb:

    He only does not live in vain Who all the means within his reach Employs?his wealth, his thought, his speech? T?advance the weal of other men.

  2. Elizabeth Cady Stanton:

    Love is the vital essence that pervades and permeates, from the center to the circumference, the graduating circles of all thought and action. Love is the talisman of human weal and woe--the open sesame to every soul.

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