Associations to the word «Hale»


HALE, noun. (archaic) Health, welfare.
HALE, adjective. Sound, entire, healthy; robust, not impaired.
HALE, verb. To drag, pull, especially forcibly.
HALE, proper noun. A topographic surname​.

Dictionary definition

HALE, noun. A soldier of the American Revolution who was hanged as a spy by the British; his last words were supposed to have been `I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country' (1755-1776).
HALE, noun. United States astronomer who discovered that sunspots are associated with strong magnetic fields (1868-1938).
HALE, noun. Prolific United States writer (1822-1909).
HALE, verb. To cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"; "He squeezed her for information".
HALE, verb. Draw slowly or heavily; "haul stones"; "haul nets".
HALE, adjective. Exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health; "hale and hearty"; "whole in mind and body"; "a whole person again".

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