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hails

verb
present tense third-person singular of hail

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(Entry 1 of 3)

1 to declare enthusiastic approval of
  • the museum director hailed the artist's new installation as a groundbreaking work of genius

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2 to demand or request the presence or service of
  • let's hail a taxi
  • hailed the waiter for the check

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hails

noun (1)
plural of hail

Synonyms & Antonyms of hails (Entry 2 of 3)

1 a heavy fall of objects
  • a hail of small stones warned them of the oncoming avalanche

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2 a rapid or overwhelming outpouring of many things at once
  • even under the hail of angry questions, the press secretary stayed cool

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hails

noun (2)
plural of hail

Synonyms of hails (Entry 3 of 3)

range of hearing
  • stay within hail of the restaurant's front desk so you'll know when your table is ready

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