Healthy

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Healthy \Health"y\ (-[y^]), adjective [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.

His mind was now in a firm and healthy state. --Macaulay.

2. Evincing health; as, a healthy pulse; a healthy complexion.

3. Conducive to health; wholesome; salubrious; salutary; as, a healthy exercise; a healthy climate.

Syn: Vigorous; sound; hale; salubrious; healthful; wholesome; salutary.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

healthy

adjective

1: having or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease; "a rosy healthy baby"; "staying fit and healthy" [ant: {unhealthy}]

2: financially secure and functioning well; "a healthy economy"

3: promoting health; healthful; "a healthy diet"; "clean healthy air"; "plenty of healthy sleep"; "healthy and normal outlets for youthful energy"; "the salubrious mountain air and water"- C.B.Davis; "carrots are good for you" [syn: {healthy}, {salubrious}, {good for you(p)}]

4: exercising or showing good judgment; "healthy scepticism"; "a healthy fear of rattlesnakes"; "the healthy attitude of French laws"; "healthy relations between labor and management"; "an intelligent solution"; "a sound approach to the problem"; "sound advice"; "no sound explanation for his decision" [syn: {healthy}, {intelligent}, {levelheaded}, {level-headed}, {sound}]

5: large in amount or extent or degree; "it cost a considerable amount"; "a goodly amount"; "received a hefty bonus"; "a respectable sum"; "a tidy sum of money"; "a sizable fortune" [syn: {goodly}, {goodish}, {healthy}, {hefty}, {respectable}, {sizable}, {sizeable}, {tidy}]


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