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hale

adjective

Synonym Discussion of hale

healthy, sound, wholesome, robust, hale, well mean enjoying or indicative of good health. healthy implies full strength and vigor as well as freedom from signs of disease.
    • a healthy family
sound emphasizes the absence of disease, weakness, or malfunction.
    • a sound heart
wholesome implies appearance and behavior indicating soundness and balance.
    • a face with a wholesome glow
robust implies the opposite of all that is delicate or sickly.
    • a lively, robust little boy
hale applies particularly to robustness in old age.
    • still hale at the age of eighty
well implies merely freedom from disease or illness.
    • she has never been a well person

hale

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of hale

  1. to cause to follow by applying steady force on the fishermen haled the huge net onto the deck of the ship Synonyms of hale drag, draw, pull, haul, lug, tow, tugWords Related to hale attract; heave, jerk, yank; carry, convey, ferry, move, transportNear Antonyms of hale shove, thrustAntonyms of hale drive, propel, push



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