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hale Explained

hale at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

[heıl]

Hale at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

Nathan (1755-76) a US soldier who was caught by the British and hanged for being a spy (=someone whose job is to find out secret information about an enemy) during the American Revolutionary War. He is known for saying, before he was hanged, "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country".//

hale at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

adj [Language: Old English; Origin: hal]// hale and hearty// someone, especially an old person, who is hale and hearty is very healthy and active// --She's still hale and hearty at 74.//

hale at Danish => English Of Explained:

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hale at Danish => English Of Explained:

ghte

hâlé at French => English Of Explained:

brown, suntanned

hale at Norwegian => English Of Explained:

care, concern,

hale at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

69 Moby Thesaurus words for "hale":
able-bodied, beefy, bouncing, bunkum, doughty, drag, draggle, draw,
fit, flourishing, flush, forceful, forcible, forcy, full-blooded,
full-strength, gutsy, gutty, hale and hearty, hard, hard as nails,
hardy, haul, healthy, hearty, heave, hefty, husky, in the pink,
iron-hard, lug, lusty, mighty, nervy, obstinate, potent, powerful,
puissant, pull, red-blooded, right, robust, robustious, robustuous,
rude, rugged, sane, snake, sound, stalwart, steely, stout,
strapping, strong, strong as brandy, strong as strong,
strong-willed, sturdy, take in tow, tow, trail, train, trawl,
troll, tug, vigorous, vital, well, wholesome

hale at Danish => English Of Explained:


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hale at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[ADJ] (Health): healthy, healthful, well, sound, hearty, hale, fresh, green, whole, florid, flush, hardy, robust, vigorous, unscathed, uninjured, unmarred, untainted.

hale at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

adjective
IDIOMS
hale and hearty (especially of an old person) strong and healthy

Hale at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Hale \Hale\ (h[=a]l), a. [Written also {hail}.] [OE. heil, Icel.
heill; akin to E. whole. See {Whole}.]
Sound; entire; healthy; robust; not impaired; as, a hale
body.

Last year we thought him strong and hale. --Swift.

Hale \Hale\, n.
Welfare. [Obs.]

All heedless of his dearest hale. --Spenser.

Hale \Hale\ (h[=a]l or h[add]l; 277), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
{Haled} (h[=a]ld or h[add]ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Haling}.]
[OE. halen, halien; cf. AS. holian, to acquire, get. See
{Haul}.]
To pull; to drag; to haul. See {Haul}. --Chaucer.

Easier both to freight, and to hale ashore. --Milton.

As some dark priest hales the reluctant victim.
--Shelley.

Hale at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

Hale
n 1: 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) [syn: {Nathan Hale}]
2: United States astronomer who discovered that sunspots are
associated with strong magnetic fields (1868-1938) [syn: {George
Ellery Hale}]
3: prolific United States writer (1822-1909) [syn: {Edward
Everett Hale}]

hale at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

hale
v 1: 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"
[syn: {coerce}, {squeeze}, {pressure}, {force}]
2: draw slowly or heavily; "haul stones"; "haul nets" [syn: {haul},
{cart}, {drag}]

hale
adj : exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health; "hale and
hearty"; "whole in mind and body"; "a whole person
again" [syn: {whole}]

hale at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » Hale|halé|halę|hâlé

English

Inter: was wotd » 2011|June|16

Pronunciation

* Inter: IPA » /heɪl/
  • Inter: rhymes » eɪl

    Etymology 1

    From Inter: etyl » ang Inter: term » hælu|hǣlu, Inter: term » hæl|hǣl, from a noun-derivative of Inter: etyl » gem-pro|en Inter: recons » hailaz||whole, healthy|lang=gem-pro.

    Noun

    Inter: en-noun » -

  • Inter: archai » c Health, welfare.
    Translations
    Inter: trans-top » health, welfare
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|terveys, Inter: t+ » fi|hyvinvointi


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Portuguese: Inter: t- » pt|sadio, Inter: t+ » pt|saudável

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    Etymology 2

    Representing a Northern dialectal form of Inter: etyl » ang Inter: term » hal|hāl|whole|lang=ang, perhaps influenced by Inter: etyl » non Inter: term » heill (Webster's suggests ‘partly from OE, partly from ON’). Compare Inter: term » whole, Inter: term » hail#Etymology 3|hail (adjective).

    Adjective

    Inter: en-adj » hal|er
  • Sound, entire, healthy; robust, not impaired.
    1. 1883, Inter: w » Howard Pyle, Inter: w » The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood Category: s - :The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood/Chapter V|Chapter V
    2. : "Good morrow to thee, jolly fellow," quoth Robin, "thou seemest happy this merry morn."
    3. : "Ay, that am I," quoth the jolly Butcher, "and why should I not be so? Am I not hale in wind and limb? Have I not the bonniest lass in all Nottinghamshire? And lastly, am I not to be married to her on Thursday next in sweet Locksley Town?"
      Antonyms
      * unhale
      Usage notes
      * Now rather uncommon, except in the stock phrase "hale and hearty".
      Translations
      Inter: trans-top » sound, entire, healthy, robust, not impaired

  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|terve, Inter: t- » fi|hyvinvoiva
  • French: Inter: t- » fr|bonne santé, Inter: t+ » fr|sain, Inter: t- » fr|pleine forme
  • Hawaiian: Inter: tø » haw|ola
  • Irish: Inter: t- » ga|breabhsánta

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Māori: Inter: t- » mi|ora
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|крепкий, Inter: t+ » ru|здоровый
    • Samoan: Inter: t- » sm|ola
    • Tahitian: Inter: tø » ty|ora


    Inter: trans-botto » m

    Etymology 3

    From Inter: etyl » enm Inter: term » halen|lang=enm, from Inter: etyl » xno Inter: term » haler|lang=xno, from Inter: etyl » odt Inter: recons » halōn (compare Dutch Inter: term » halen|lang=nl), from Inter: etyl » gem-pro|en Inter: recons » halōnan|lang=gem-pro (compare Old English Inter: term » geholian|lang=ang, West Frisian Inter: term » helje|lang=fy, German Inter: term » holen|lang=de), from Inter: etyl » ine-pro|en Inter: recons » kelh₁-|lang=ine-pro ‘to lift’ (compare Latin exInter: term » excellere|cellere|lang=la ‘to surpass’, Tocharian B Inter: term » käly-|lang=xtb ‘to stand, stay’, Albanian Inter: term » qell||to halt, hold up, carry|lang=sq, Lithuanian Inter: term » kélti|lang=lt ‘to raise up’, Ancient Greek Inter: term » κελέοντες|tr=keléontes|sc=polytonic|lang=grc ‘upright beam on a loom’). Doublet of Inter: l » en|haul.

    Verb

    Inter: en-verb » hal|ing
  • To drag, pull, especially forcibly.
    1. 1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, Essays, II.6:
    2. : For I had beene vilely hurried and haled by those poore men, which had taken the paines to carry me upon their armes a long and wearysome way, and to say truth, they had all beene wearied twice or thrice over, and were faine to shift severall times.
    3. 1992, Hilary Mantel, A Place of Greater Safety, Harper Perennial 2007, p. 262:
    4. : They will hale the King to Paris, and have him under their eye.
      Translations
      Inter: trans-top » to drag or pull forcibly

  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|raahata, Inter: t+ » fi|retuuttaa, Inter: t- » fi|haalata

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m

    Anagrams

    * heal
    • Leah


    Danish

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: IPA » /haːlə/|ˈhæːlə|lang=da
    • Inter: audio » Da-hale.ogg|audio

      Etymology 1

      From Inter: etyl » non|da Inter: term » hali|lang=non.

      Noun

      Inter: da-noun » n|r


  • tail, brush, scut
    1. bottom, fanny
      Inflection
      Inter: da-noun-infl » n|r

      Etymology 2

      From late Inter: etyl » non|da Inter: term » hala|lang=non, from Inter: etyl » gml|da Inter: term » halen|lang=gml.

      Verb

      Inter: da-verb » hal|hale|haler|halede|har|halet


  • haul, heave, pull
  • drag

    External links

    * Inter: pedialite » lang=da

  • Dutch

    Verb

    Inter: head » nl
  • Inter: nl-verb-form » n=sg|t=pres|m=subj|halen

  • French

    Verb

    Inter: fr-verb-for » m
  • Inter: conjugation of » haler||1|s|pres|ind|lang=fr
    1. Inter: conjugation of » haler||3|s|pres|ind|lang=fr
    2. Inter: conjugation of » haler||1|s|pres|sub|lang=fr
    3. Inter: conjugation of » haler||3|s|pres|sub|lang=fr
    4. Inter: conjugation of » haler||2|s|imp|lang=fr

      Anagrams

      * héla


    Galician

    Verb

    Inter: gl-verb-for » m
  • Inter: conjugation of » halar||lang=gl|1|s|pres|sub
    1. Inter: conjugation of » halar||lang=gl|3|s|pres|sub


    Hawaiian

    Etymology

    From Inter: etyl » poz-pol-pro|haw Inter: recons » fare|lang=poz-pol-pro, from Inter: etyl » poz-oce-pro|haw Inter: recons » pale|lang=poz-oce-pro, from Inter: etyl » pqe-pro|haw Inter: recons » balay|lang=pqe-pro, from Inter: etyl » poz-cet-pro|haw Inter: recons » balay|lang=poz-cet-pro, from Inter: etyl » poz-pro|haw Inter: recons » balay|lang=poz-pro, from Inter: etyl » map-pro|haw Inter: recons » balay|lang=map-pro.

    Noun

    Inter: haw-nou » n
  • house

  • Polish

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: audio » Pl-hale.ogg|audio

    Noun

    Inter: head » pl|noun form|g=f
  • Inter: inflection of » lang=pl|hala||nom|p
    1. Inter: inflection of » lang=pl|hala||acc|p
    2. Inter: inflection of » lang=pl|hala||voc|p


    Spanish

    Verb

    Inter: es-verb-form » halar
  • Inter: conjugation of » halar||3|s|imp|lang=es

  • Translation: da » hale
    Translation: et » hale
    Translation: es » hale
    Translation: fa » hale
    Translation: fr » hale
    Translation: ko » hale
    Translation: io » hale
    Translation: it » hale
    Translation: jv » hale
    Translation: kn » hale
    Translation: ku » hale
    Translation: lo » hale
    Translation: lt » hale
    Translation: li » hale
    Translation: hu » hale
    Translation: mg » hale
    Translation: ml » hale
    Translation: my » hale
    Translation: nl » hale
    Translation: ja » hale
    Translation: no » hale
    Translation: pl » hale
    Translation: ru » hale
    Translation: fi » hale
    Translation: sv » hale
    Translation: ta » hale
    Translation: te » hale
    Translation: tr » hale
    Translation: vi » hale
    Translation: zh » hale

    Hale at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » hale

    English

    Etymology

    Inter: etyl » ang dative form of Inter: term » halh||hollow, nook|lang=ang

    Proper noun

    Inter: en-proper nou » n
  • Inter: surname » topographic|from=Old English

    Anagrams

    * heal
    • Leah




    Hawaiian

    Etymology

    Inter: etyl » en|haw Harry, identical with Hawaiian Inter: term » hale||house|lang=haw.

    Proper noun

    Inter: haw-proper nou » n
  • Inter: given name » male|lang=haw|from=English.
    1. Inter: surname » lang=haw

      Related terms

      * Kahale

  • Haliaka
  • Hanalē, Hanalei, Henelē

    References

    * Mary Kawena Pukui - Samuel H. Elbert, Hawaiian Dictionary, University of Hawaii Press 1971, pages 182
  • Hawaii State Archives: Marriage records Hale occurs in 19th century marriage records as the only name (mononym) of 4 women and 31 men.

  • Turkish

    Etymology

    From Inter: etyl » ar|tr Inter: term » هاله|tr=hāle|lang=ar.

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: IPA » /haːle/|lang=tr
    • Inter: hyphenation » Ha|le

      Proper noun

      Inter: head » tr|proper noun|head=Hāle


  • Inter: given name » female|lang=tr

  • Translation: ru » Hale
    Translation: sr » Hale

    halé at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » hale|Hale

    French

    Verb

    Inter: fr-past participle » sort=hale
  • Inter: past participle of » haler|lang=fr|sort=hale

    Anagrams

    * héla

  • Spanish

    Verb

    Inter: es-verb-form » halar
  • Inter: es-verb form of » ending=ar|mood=indicative|tense=preterite|pers=1|number=singular|halar

  • Translation: fr » halé
    Translation: mg » halé

    hâlé at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » hale|Hale|halé

    French

    Adjective

    Inter: fr-adj » sort=hale
  • sunburnt

    Verb

    Inter: fr-past participle » sort=hale

  • Inter: past participle of » hâler|lang=fr|sort=hale

    Anagrams

    * héla

  • Translation: el » hâlé
    Translation: fr » hâlé
    Translation: ko » hâlé
    Translation: vi » hâlé

    hâle at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » hâlé

    French

    Noun

    Inter: fr-noun » m|sort=hale
  • suntan

    Verb

    Inter: fr-verb-form » sort=hale

  • Inter: conjugation of » hâler||1|s|pres|ind|lang=fr
    1. Inter: conjugation of » hâler||3|s|pres|ind|lang=fr
    2. Inter: conjugation of » hâler||1|s|pres|sub|lang=fr
    3. Inter: conjugation of » hâler||3|s|pres|sub|lang=fr
    4. Inter: conjugation of » hâler||2|s|imp|lang=fr

      Anagrams

      * héla


    Turkish

    Noun

    Inter: head » tr|noun form
  • Inter: dative of » hâl|lang=tr

  • Translation: el » hâle
    Translation: fr » hâle
    Translation: ko » hâle
    Translation: io » hâle
    Translation: tr » hâle
    Translation: vi » hâle

    halę at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » hale

    Polish

    Noun

    Inter: head » pl|noun form|g=f
  • Inter: inflection of » lang=pl|hala||acc|s
  • halë at English (WD) Of Explained:

    ==Albanian==

    Etymology 1

    From Inter: etyl » ine-pro|sq Inter: recons » h₂élsnos|lang=ine-pro ‘alder’ (compare Lithuanian Inter: term » alksnis|al̃ksnis|lang=lt, Latin Inter: term » alnus|lang=la), variant of Inter: recons » h₂élis|lang=ine-pro- (compare Serbo-Croatian dialect Inter: term » jelha|lang=sh, Dutch Inter: term » els|lang=nl).

    Noun

    Inter: sq-noun » f
  • black pine

    Etymology 2

    From Inter: etyl » sqj-pro|sq Inter: recons » skalā|lang=sqj-pro, from Inter: etyl » ine-pro|sq Inter: recons » skelo|lang=ine-pro (compare English Inter: term » shale|lang=en, Lithuanian Inter: term » skala|skalà|lang=lt).

    Noun

    Inter: sq-noun » f|hala|hala

  • awn
    1. splinter
    2. fishbone
      Derived terms
      * hajmë, hajthëm, hakël


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