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healthy - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'healthy' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Healthy [ superl.]
- Being in a state of health; enjoying health; hale; sound; free from disease; as, a healthy chid; a healthy plant.
- Evincing health; as, a healthy pulse; a healthy complexion.
- Conducive to health; wholesome; salubrious; salutary; as, a healthy exercise; a healthy climate.

Meaning of 'healthy' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . healthy [ a]
Meaning (1):
- having or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease
Example in sentence:
  • a rosy healthy baby;
  • staying fit and healthy
2 . healthy [ s]
Meaning (2):
- large in amount or extent or degree
Example in sentence:
  • a goodly amount;
  • a respectable sum;
  • a sizable fortune;
  • a tidy sum of money;
  • it cost a considerable amount;
  • received a hefty bonus
Meaning (3):
- promoting health; healthful
Example in sentence:
  • a healthy diet;
  • carrots are good for you;
  • clean healthy air;
  • healthy and normal outlets for youthful energy;
  • plenty of healthy sleep;
  • the salubrious mountain air and water
Meaning (4):
- financially secure and functioning well
Example in sentence:
  • a healthy economy
Meaning (5):
- exercising or showing good judgment
Example in sentence:
  • a healthy fear of rattlesnakes;
  • a sound approach to the problem;
  • an intelligent solution;
  • healthy relations between labor and management;
  • healthy scepticism;
  • no sound explanation for his decision;
  • sound advice;
  • the healthy attitude of French laws