Healthy

  • 1 healthy — health‧y [ˈhelθi] adjective 1. a healthy organization, system, economy etc is working effectively and successfully: • Banks should invest only in financially healthy companies. 2. a healthy amount of something is large: • They are predicting… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 healthy — 1 *healthful, wholesome, salubrious, salutary, hygienic, sanitary Analogous words: & Contrasted words: see those at HEALTHFUL 2 Healthy, sound, wholesome, robust, hale, well are comparable when meaning having or manifesting health of mind or body …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 3 Healthy — Health y ( [y^]), a. [Compar. {Healthier} ( [i^]*[ e]r); superl. {Healthiest}.] 1. Being in a state of health; enjoying health; hale; sound; free from disease; as, a healthy child; a healthy plant. [1913 Webster] His mind was now in a firm and… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 healthy — ► ADJECTIVE (healthier, healthiest) 1) having or promoting good health. 2) normal, sensible, or desirable: a healthy balance. 3) of a very satisfactory size or amount: a healthy profit. DERIVATIVES healthily adverb healthiness no …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5 healthy — [hel′thē] adj. healthier, healthiest 1. having good health; well; sound 2. showing or resulting from good health [a healthy color] 3. HEALTHFUL 4. Informal large, vigorous, etc. [a healthy yell] healthily …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 healthy — healthy; un·healthy; …

    English syllables

  • 7 healthy — index salubrious, salutary, strong Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 8 healthy — 1550s, from HEALTH (Cf. health) + Y (Cf. y) (2). Slightly earlier in the same sense was healthsome (1530s). Related: Healthiness …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 healthy */*/*/ — UK [ˈhelθɪ] / US adjective Word forms healthy : adjective healthy comparative healthier superlative healthiest 1) physically strong and not ill a healthy baby Exercise can be fun, and being healthy feels great! feel healthy: I feel very healthy… …

    English dictionary

  • 10 healthy — health|y [ helθi ] adjective *** 1. ) physically strong and not sick: a healthy baby Exercise can be fun, and being healthy feels great. feel healthy: I feel very healthy at the moment. stay/keep healthy: I try to stay as healthy as possible. a ) …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 11 healthy — [[t]he̱lθi[/t]] ♦♦♦ healthier, healthiest 1) ADJ GRADED Someone who is healthy is well and is not suffering from any illness. Most of us need to lead more balanced lives to be healthy and happy... She had a normal pregnancy and delivered a… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 healthy — health|y W3S3 [ˈhelθi] adj comparative healthier superlative healthiest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(person/animal/plant)¦ 2¦(good for your body)¦ 3¦(showing good health)¦ 4¦(behaviour/attitude)¦ 5¦(company/relationship etc)¦ 6¦(amount)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 healthy — / helTi/ adjective 1 PERSON/ANIMAL physically strong and not likely to become ill: a healthy baby boy | I ve always been perfectly healthy until now. 2 MAKING YOU HEALTHY likely to make you healthy: a healthy diet 3 GOOD FOR YOUR CHARACTER… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 healthy — healthily, adv. healthiness, n. /hel thee/, adj., healthier, healthiest. 1. possessing or enjoying good health or a sound and vigorous mentality: a healthy body; a healthy mind. 2. pertaining to or characteristic of good health, or a sound and… …

    Universalium

  • 15 healthy — adj. promoting health 1) healthy for (smoking is not healthy for you) safe (colloq.) 2) healthy to + inf. (it s not healthy to walk there at night = it s not healthy walking there at night) * * * [ helθɪ] [ safe ] (colloq.) healthy to + inf. (it… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 16 healthy — adj. 1 not ill; producing good health VERBS ▪ appear, be, be born, feel, look, seem ▪ become ▪ keep …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 17 healthy*/*/ — [ˈhelθi] adj 1) physically strong and not ill Ant: unhealthy a healthy baby[/ex] I feel very healthy at the moment.[/ex] 2) making you strong and not ill Ant: unhealthy healthy food[/ex] a healthy diet/lifestyle[/ex] 3) working well and likely to …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 18 healthy — health•y [[t]ˈhɛl θi[/t]] adj. health•i•er, health•i•est 1) med possessing or enjoying good health or a sound and vigorous mentality 2) med pertaining to or characteristic of good health, or a sound and vigorous mind 3) conducive to good health… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 19 healthy — adjective (healthier; est) Date: 1552 1. enjoying health and vigor of body, mind, or spirit ; well 2. evincing health < a healthy complexion > 3. conducive to health < walk three miles every day…a beastly bore, but healthy G. S. Patton > 4 …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20 healthy — /ˈhɛlθi / (say helthee) adjective (healthier, healthiest) 1. possessing or enjoying health: healthy body; healthy mind. 2. relating to or characteristic of health: a healthy appearance. 3. conducive to health, or healthful: healthy recreations.… …

    Australian English dictionary