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Definitions of health

  1. A wish of health and happiness, as in pledging a person in a toast. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Freedom from bodily pain or disease; vigor of mind; moral purity; righteousness; a toast. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. Wholeness or soundness of body: soundness and vigor of mind: (B.) salvation, or divine favor. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. Soundness of body or mind. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. A toast wishing health. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. Sound state of the body, in which the parts perform freely their natural functions; mental vigour; moral purity; divine favour. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for health

  1. " You are out of health Krantz," replied Philip. – The Phantom Ship by Captain Frederick Marryat
  2. In a year so many have read this book it is a case for the board of health – His Family by Ernest Poole