Definitions for hale

Definitions for (noun) hale

Main entry: Hale, Edward Everett Hale

Definition: prolific United States writer (1822-1909)

Main entry: Hale, George Ellery Hale

Definition: United States astronomer who discovered that sunspots are associated with strong magnetic fields (1868-1938)

Main entry: Hale, Nathan Hale

Definition: a soldier of the American Revolution who was hanged as a spy by the British; his last words were supposed to have been `I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country' (1755-1776)

Definitions for (verb) hale

Main entry: drag, cart, hale, haul

Definition: draw slowly or heavily

Usage: haul stones; haul nets

Main entry: squeeze, pressure, force, hale, coerce

Definition: to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"

Usage: He squeezed her for information

Definitions for (adj) hale

Main entry: hale, whole

Definition: exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health

Usage: hale and hearty; whole in mind and body; a whole person again

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