Health

  • 21 health — healthward, adj., adv. /helth/, n. 1. the general condition of the body or mind with reference to soundness and vigor: good health; poor health. 2. soundness of body or mind; freedom from disease or ailment: to have one s health; to lose one s… …

    Universalium

  • 22 Health — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Health >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 health health sanity Sgm: N 1 soundness soundness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 vigor vigor Sgm: N 1 good health good health perfect health excellent health …

    English dictionary for students

  • 23 health — n. condition of the body and mind 1) to enjoy good health 2) to promote (good) health 3) to recover, regain one s health 4) to ruin, undermine smb. s health 5) bad, broken, failing, feeble, fragile, frail, ill, poor; delicate; good, robust health …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 24 Health — It may seem ridiculous to define "health" when we all know what it is. Or do we? The definition of health by the World Health Organization (WHO), also known as l Organisation Mondiale de la Santé (OMS), is as follows: "Health is a… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 25 Health —    Palestine at the beginning of the 20th century was a backward area with substantial diseases, including malaria and numerous other ailments, as well as high infant mortality rates and other indicators of poor medical circumstances.… …

    Historical Dictionary of Israel

  • 26 health */*/*/ — UK [helθ] / US noun [uncountable] 1) the condition of your body, especially whether or not you are ill His health improved once he stopped working. Smoking can seriously damage your health. be good/bad for your health: Stress is definitely bad… …

    English dictionary

  • 27 health — State of being hale, sound, or whole in body, mind or soul, well being. Freedom from pain or sickness. See healthy. bill of health (bill) board of health (board) @ health laws Laws, ordinances, or codes prescribing sanitary standards and… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 28 health — State of being hale, sound, or whole in body, mind or soul, well being. Freedom from pain or sickness. See healthy. bill of health (bill) board of health (board) @ health laws Laws, ordinances, or codes prescribing sanitary standards and… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 29 health — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Physical wellbeing Nouns 1. health, healthiness; mental health, sanity; soundness; vim, vigor, and vitality; strength, robustness; bloom, prime; mens sana in corpore sano; hygeia; clean bill of health;… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 30 Health —    Burma, like neighboring Asian countries, has a sophisticated tradition of indigenous medicine, and many long established customs, such as frequent bathing and a diet rich in fruits and vegetables, are healthful. But the history of modern… …

    Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

  • 31 health — [[t]he̱lθ[/t]] ♦ 1) N UNCOUNT: oft with poss A person s health is the condition of their body and the extent to which it is free from illness or is able to resist illness. Tea contains caffeine. It s bad for your health. 2) N UNCOUNT Health is a… …

    English dictionary

  • 32 health — /helT/ noun (U) 1 your physical condition and how healthy you are: Betty s anxious about her husband s health. | Smoking can seriously damage your health. | be in good/excellent/poor health (=be generally healthy or unhealthy) | be good/bad for… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 33 health — n. 1 the state of being well in body or mind. 2 a person s mental or physical condition (has poor health). 3 soundness, esp. financial or moral (the health of the nation). 4 a toast drunk in someone s honour. Phrases and idioms: health centre the …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 34 health*/*/*/ — [helθ] noun [U] 1) the condition of your body, especially whether or not you are ill His health improved once he stopped working.[/ex] She s had serious health problems.[/ex] Lola is 85 and still in very good health.[/ex] My father has been in… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 35 health — 01. He has excellent [health] because he eats well, and exercises regularly. 02. He received treatment for cancer about 5 years ago, and has remained [healthy] ever since. 03. Alcohol is actually not bad for your [health] if you drink small… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 36 health —   Olakino, ola pono, ola. See Board of Health.    ♦ Public health, ola o ka lehulehu.    ♦ Good health, olakino maika i; ahuahu, ehuehu, e ehu, hāehu, kā ala ala, ōhāhā.    ♦ Poor health, nāwaliwali ke kino, halalū, lau pala, pakē.    ♦ To glow… …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 37 health — noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English helthe, from Old English hǣlth, from hāl Date: before 12th century 1. a. the condition of being sound in body, mind, or spirit; especially freedom from physical disease or pain b. the… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 38 health — [[t]hɛlθ[/t]] n. 1) phl the general condition of the body or mind with reference to soundness and vigor: in poor health[/ex] 2) phl psi soundness of body or mind; freedom from disease or ailment: to lose one s health[/ex] 3) a polite or… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 39 Health —    Increasing prosperity and medical research have improved Dutch health conditions tremendously during the last century, yet “new” and typical geriatric disorders, such as strokes, dementia, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases, diabetes, AIDS,… …

    Historical Dictionary of the Netherlands

  • 40 health —    illness    As with defence and life2, the taboo subject is avoided by talking about the converse. Thus the pharmaceutical industry sells health care products to the sick; the British National Health Service provides, as best it can, for the… …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms