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Hale appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):

  • Did no contra’s namer of a stiff ode portray a wader ultra-reliably? Rebel, a hero maybe? No, done by a more hale beryl bailer (art lured away, art roped off): it’s a foreman’s art no con did.
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Hale is sometimes a misspelling of hail.

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Definition of the noun hale

What does hale mean as a name of something?


  1. 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)
  2. United States astronomer who discovered that sunspots are associated with strong magnetic fields (1868-1938)

Alternative definition of the noun hale


  1. Health, welfare.

Definition of the adjective hale

What does hale mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: haler | halest

  1. exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health
    • example: hale and hearty
    • synonym of hale: whole
    • similar: healthy

Alternative definition of the adjective hale


  1. [archaic] Sound, entire, healthy; robust, not impaired.

Definition of the verb hale

What does hale mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: haled | haling | hales

  1. to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means
  2. draw slowly or heavily
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • synonyms of hale: cart / drag / haul
    • more generic words: draw / pull = cause to move by pulling
    • more specific words:

Alternative definition of the verb hale


  1. To drag, pull, especially forcibly.


  1. Hale a.k.a. Tony Hale: Anthony "Tony" Hale is an American actor, best known for his role in the Fox comedy series Arrested Development as the neurotic Buster Bluth.
  2. Hale is an actress.

There are other people with in their name, like Aja Hale, Ben Hale, Bob Hale, Dad Hale, Daz Hale, Don Hale, Hal Hale, Hale Day, Joe Hale, Kat Hale and many others.

Phrases with Hale

  1. Hale's Pentodon
  2. nathan hale
  3. george ellery hale
  4. edward everett hale

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Hale

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Google previewThe natural method of teaching the elements of grammar, for the nursery and infant schools (1851)

by Robert Pemberton (F.R.S.L.)

Hale is an adjective. Hearty is an adjective. Saucy is an adjective. Giddy is an adjective. £2% is an adjective. Late is an adjective. Early is an adjective. Shaggy is an adjective. F/ee< is an adjective ...

Google previewA Pun My Word (1991)

A Humorously Enlightened Path to English Usage by Robert Oliver Shipman

As an adjective, hale means strong and healthy; robust; vigorous; free from defect , disease, or infirmity. EXAMPLES: Despite the hail that came down in torrents, Officer Phineas Pinchem was able to hail a taxi. After that it was easy for him, ...

Google previewDictionary of National Biography (1901)

by Sir Leslie Stephen, Sir Sidney Lee

HALE, HORATIO (1817- 1896), ...

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Small photo of half a snake , half a Human ,hale a angelSmall photo of Life saving station hale towans beach cornwall ukSmall photo of UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - CIRCA 1925: A used postage stamp from the USA featuring an illustration of Nathan Hale. Hale was an American soldier and spy during the American Revolutionary War.Small photo of A H Hale Ltd shop front in Bath on 24 August 2014Small photo of Honolulu Hale fountainSmall photo of Hale, Halton, Cheshire, England, UK. 15 February 2008.. Footbridge at Hale Duck Decoy Pond.Small photo of Hale, Halton, Cheshire, England, UK. 12 February 2008. Childe of Hale Pub Sign. More...

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Quotes about Hale

'Do you pray for the senators, Dr. Hale?' No, I look at the senators and I pray for the country. (Edward Everett Hale)
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Scrabble value of H4A1L1E1

The value of this 4-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of HALE

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