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KK Pronunciation

〔 hєl 〕


〔 hєil 〕

Overview of noun hale

The noun hale has 3 senses

  • Hale, Nathan Hale -- (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))

  • Hale, George Ellery Hale -- (United States astronomer who discovered that sunspots are associated with strong magnetic fields (1868-1938))

  • Hale, Edward Everett Hale -- (prolific United States writer (1822-1909))

Overview of verb hale

The verb hale has 2 senses

  • coerce, hale, squeeze, pressure, force -- (to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"; "He squeezed her for information")

  • haul, hale, cart, drag -- (draw slowly or heavily; "haul stones"; "haul nets")

Overview of adj hale

The adj hale has 1 sense

  • hale, whole -- (exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health; "hale and hearty"; "whole in mind and body"; "a whole person again")