HyperDic: hale

English > 6 senses of the word hale / Hale:
ADJECTIVEallhale, wholeexhibiting or restored to vigorous good health
NOUNperson Hale, Nathan Halea soldier of the American Revolution who was hanged as a spy by the British
person Hale, George Ellery HaleUnited States astronomer who discovered that sunspots are associated with strong magnetic fields (1868-1938)
person Hale, Edward Everett Haleprolific United States writer (1822-1909)
VERBsocialhale, coerce, squeeze, pressure, forceto cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means
contacthale, haul, cart, dragdraw slowly or heavily
hale / Hale > pronunciation
Soundshhey'l
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English > hale: 6 senses > adjective 1
MeaningExhibiting or restored to vigorous good health.
Example"hale and hearty"
Synonymwhole
BroaderhealthyHaving or indicating good health in body or mind
Nounshalenessa state of robust good health
English > Hale: 6 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA 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).
SynonymNathan Hale
Instance ofAmerican Revolutionary leaderA nationalist leader in the American Revolution and in the creation of the United States
SpanishNathan Hale
CatalanNathan Hale
English > Hale: 6 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningUnited States astronomer who discovered that sunspots are associated with strong magnetic fields (1868-1938).
SynonymGeorge Ellery Hale
Instance ofastronomer, uranologist, stargazerA physicist who studies astronomy
SpanishGeorge Ellery Hale
CatalanGeorge Ellery Hale
English > Hale: 6 senses > noun 3, person
Meaningprolific United States writer (1822-1909).
SynonymEdward Everett Hale
Instance ofwriter, authorWrites (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
SpanishEdward Everett Hale, Hale
English > hale: 6 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningTo cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means : "She forced him to take a job in the city".
PatternSomebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE; Somebody ----s somebody into V-ing something
Synonymscoerce, squeeze, pressure, force
Cause toact, movePerform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
NarrowerbludgeonOvercome or coerce as if by using a heavy club
bring oneselfCause to undertake a certain action, usually used in the negative
dragoon, sandbag, railroadcompel by coercion, threats / threats, or crude means
driveTo compel or force or urge relentlessly or exert coercive pressure on, or motivate strongly
squeeze forsqueeze someone for money, information, etc.
steamroller, steamrollBring to a specified state by overwhelming force or pressure
terrorize, terrorisecoerce by violence or with threats / threats
turn up the heat, turn up the pressureapply great or increased pressure
Broadercompel, oblige, obligateForce somebody to do something
Spanishcoaccionar, coercer, forzar, obligar, presionar
Catalancoaccionar, forçar, obligar
English > hale: 6 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningDraw slowly or heavily.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymshaul, cart, drag
Narrowerbowse, bousehaul with a tackle
underrunHaul onto a boat
Broaderpull, drawCause to move by pulling
Spanishacarrear, arrastrar, carretear, tirar, transportar
Catalanarrossegar, carrejar, carretejar, estirar, tirar, traginar, transportar

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