Definition of healthy
2 : showing physical, mental, or emotional well-being : evincing health a healthy complexion has a healthy appetite
3 : beneficial to one's physical, mental, or emotional state : conducive to health healthy foods a healthy lifestyle walk three miles every day … a beastly bore, but healthy — G. S. Patton
healthilyplay \ˈhel-thə-lē\ adverb
healthinessplay \ˈhel-thē-nəs\ noun
Examples of healthy in a Sentence
The company is financially healthy.
always a hard worker, Grandma has remained healthy into her 80s
Recent Examples of healthy from the Web
Learn about healthy eating, watch cooking demonstrations and play a grocery game from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Miami Children’s Museum, 980 MacArthur Causeway, Miami.
Should Pettway accomplish the feat and stay healthy, his draft stock should surge.
The natural and organic retailer has struggled to grow its sales and profits in recent years as competitors such as Kroger have ramped up their own healthy fare.
Okja is an effective rallying cry for compassion, one with heart and a healthy perspective.
Enticed by healthy Medicare payments — about $450 for a two-hour session — and for-profit management companies that do much of the work, nearly 1,300 U.S. hospitals have installed hyperbaric facilities.
Scott was a mostly healthy 48-year-old with untreated high blood pressure.
Now, a new pair of studies puts numbers to the debate, and one is the first ever randomized clinical trial evaluating whole genome sequencing in healthy people.
Healthy marshes and oyster and coral reefs provide some of the best habitats for fish throughout much of their life cycle.
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Synonym Discussion of healthy
HEALTHY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of healthy for English Language Learners
: having good health : not sick or injured
: showing good health
: good for your health
HEALTHY Defined for Kids
Definition of healthy for Students
1 : being sound and well : not sick
2 : showing good health a healthy complexion
3 : aiding or building up health healthy exercise
4 : rather large in extent or amount They made a healthy profit.
healthily\-thə-lē\ adverb living healthily
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