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health

 (hĕlth)
n.
1. The overall condition of an organism at a given time.
2. Soundness, especially of body or mind; freedom from disease or abnormality.
3. A condition of optimal well-being: concerned about the ecological health of the area.
4. A wish for someone's good health, often expressed as a toast.

[Middle English helthe, from Old English hǣlth; see kailo- in Indo-European roots.]
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health

(hɛlθ)
n
1. (Medicine) the state of being bodily and mentally vigorous and free from disease
2. (Medicine) the general condition of body and mind: in poor health.
3. the condition of any unit, society, etc: the economic health of a nation.
4. a toast to a person, wishing him or her good health, happiness, etc
5. (modifier) of or relating to food or other goods reputed to be beneficial to the health: health food; a health store.
6. (modifier) of or relating to health, esp to the administration of health: a health committee; health resort; health service.
interj
an exclamation wishing someone good health as part of a toast (in the phrases your health, good health, etc)
[Old English hǣlth; related to hāl hale1]
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health

(hɛlθ)

n.
1. the general condition of the body or mind with reference to soundness and vigor: in poor health.
2. soundness of body or mind; freedom from disease or ailment: to lose one's health.
3. a polite or complimentary wish for a person's health, happiness, etc., esp. as a toast.
4. vigor; vitality: economic health.
[before 1000; Middle English helthe, Old English hǣlth. See hale1, whole, -th1]
health′ward, adj., adv.
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Health


the absence of pain. — analgesic, analgetic, adj.
Medicine. diagnosis of a condition on the basis of its resemblance to other conditions.
the use of friction, especially rubbing, in therapy or as a remedy.
the absence of physical sensation. — anesthesiologist, anaesthesiologist, anaesthetist, n.anesthetic, anaesthetic, n., adj.
the destruction of microorganisms that cause infection. — antiseptic, adj.
the process of preventing the growth or spread of bacteria. — bacteriostat, n.bacteriostatic, adj.
general physical or mental poor health; weakness or malnutrition.
Medicine. an unhealthy condition, especially an imbalance of physiologic or constitutional elements, often of the blood. Cf. eucrasia.dyscrasic, dyscratic, adj.
the formation of scar tissue as part of the healing process. — epulotic, adj.
1. Medicine. a normal state of health; good health.
2. physical well-being. Cf. dyscrasia.eucrasic, eucratic, adj.
a condition of good digestion. — eupeptic, adj.
the theory of the achievement and maintenance of good health. — evectic, euectic, adj.
any substance for killing germs, especially bacteria. — germicidal, adj.
a hygienist.
Rare. hygienics. Also called hygiantics.
1. the branch of medical science that studies health and its preservation; hygiene.
2. a system of principles for promoting health. — hygienist, n.hygienic, adj.
Rare. the science of hygiene; hygienics.
1. Psychiatry. an abnormal state characterized by emotional depression and imagined ill health, often accompanied by symptoms untraceable to any organic disease.
2. excessive concern and conversation about one’s health. Also called hypochondria, nosomania. — hypochondriac, n.hypochondriacal, adj.
Obsolete, a state of good health; strength.
the gradual process of a disease, ending in the recovery of the patient. See also cells. — lyterian, lytic, adj.
protection from or prevention of disease. — prophylactic, adj.
Rare. the state or condition of being curable; susceptibility to remedy. — sanable, adj.
Rare. 1. a treatise on health.
2. the science of attaining and maintaining good health. — soteriological, adj.
preventive or preservative treatment or measures; prophylaxis. See also ethics.
the state or quality of having good muscular tone or tension. — tonic, adj.
an abnormal fear of vaccines and vaccination. Also called vaccinophobia.
1. a condition of poor health.
2. a state of being concerned with health, often excessively.
3. invalidism. — valetudinarian, n., adj.
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Health

 

See Also: PAIN

  1. Without a cellphone at hand, Sun tried yelling to get the attention of people outside, but no one responded as time passed by.
  2. 北京两共有产权房项目完成申购审核
  3. In the month since her death, police have not said whether she accidentally pulled the trigger or was shot by someone else in the room.
    Andy Murray's US Open victory and Olympic gold medal helped him to become the most searched-for British Olympian.
  4. 广东:新增绿色建筑9335万平方米
  5. 建筑钢材市场弱势低迷现状恐将延续
  6. Lecent was with an unknown number of other youth when she was killed by a single bullet inside a home in a public-housing complex near Martin Grove Rd. and Finch Ave W.
  7. Fit as a fiddle —John Ray’s Proverbs

    In early December, authorities announced that market circuit breakers would be introduced become effective from January 1 in an effort to limit the volatility seen during the savage, summer sell-off from June. The circuit breakers would see trading in shares, options and futures halted for 15 minutes if they fell by more than 5 per cent. On their first day of use, that first threshold was breached just after the return from the lunchbreak, prompting a 15-minute halt.
    PRICE PER SQUARE FOOT: $310

  8. 家居行业发展趋势:电商与店商的接合
  9. Its Academic Ranking of World Universities is made up of six objective indicators, including the number of alumni and staff winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals, the number of highly-cited researchers, the number of articles published in the journals Nature and Science, the number of articles indexed in the "Science Citation Index", and their per capita performance.
  10. The growth has laid a solid foundation for the development of the film industry in China in the future, the experts added.
  11. 德豪雷士启动中国首个O2O照明和智能家居电商平台
  12. 家具行业低迷现状或持续到2017年
  13. Usher “Good Kisser” (RCA)
  14. They're developing a core and sorting through roles. Because they're the Lakers, there remains the possibility that a solid free agent or two will look their way.
  15. Puerto Ricans have been hit with dozens of new taxes in the past four years and increases in utility bills as former Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla aimed to generate more revenue for a government he said was running out of money. Despite those and other measures, the island’s government has defaulted on millions of dollars’ worth of bond payments and declared a state of emergency at several agencies.
  16. 多措并举降成本。
    或许,在纽约尼克斯夺取NBA总冠军的道路上,缺失的关键就是甜瓜(安东尼的昵称)。噢,不,等等,林书豪才是他们欠缺的一环。然而,无论怎样,甜瓜不会妨碍尼克斯的冠军梦。
  17. “What Happened, Miss Simone?” (Liz Garbus)
  18. Radiate health and good will like a red-hot stove —Robertson Davies

    See Also: KINDNESS

  19. 建材行业2017年度策略:供给侧改革现成效,装配式建筑迎春风
  20. You are so engaged in thinking of him that you don't notice that there is no No.12.
    大学的工作人员表示这封信已经伴随学校的意见T恤一起送往Siddeeq先生了。
    a不,非,mnes记忆-不记仇-赦免
  21. Sound as a bell of brass —Anon

    According to Larry Gottlieb, a one-time handicapper for the New York Morning Telegraph, this expression used to assay a thoroughbred up for sale is the most commonly used simile in racing circles. It was introduced in England during the nineteenth century.

  22. 智能家居:东风未起,热潮已至
  23. 家居 家具 智能 智能家居
  24. 对于可治疗的癌症,非洲人有了新的希望。
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.health - a healthy state of wellbeing free from diseasehealth - a healthy state of wellbeing free from disease; "physicians should be held responsible for the health of their patients"
eudaemonia, eudaimonia, upbeat, wellbeing, well-being, welfare - a contented state of being happy and healthy and prosperous; "the town was finally on the upbeat after our recent troubles"
2.health - the general condition of body and mind; "his delicate health"; "in poor health"
condition, status - a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

health

noun
1. condition, state, form, shape, tone, constitution, fettle Although he's old, he's in good health.
3. state, condition, shape There's no way to predict the future health of the banking industry.
Quotations
"Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity" Constitution of the World Health Organization
Proverbs
"An apple a day keeps the doctor away"
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

health

noun
The condition of being physically and mentally sound:
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Translations
صِحَّةصِحَّهعافِيَه
zdraví
helbredsundhed
sano
terveys
zdravlje
egészség
heilsa
健康
건강
salus
sveikatasveikatos apsaugasveikatos priežiūros organizacijasveikumas
būt pie labas/sliktas veselībasveselībaveselības stāvoklis
zdravie
zdravje
hälsa
afya
สุขภาพ
sức khỏe

health

[helθ]
A. Nsalud f
to be in good/bad healthestar bien/mal de salud
he was granted early retirement on grounds of ill healthle concedieron la jubilación anticipada por razones de salud
good health!¡(a tu) salud!
to drink (to) sb's healthbeber a la salud de algn, brindar por algn
Minister of HealthMinistro/a m/f de Sanidad
Ministry of HealthMinisterio m de Sanidad
Department of Health and Human Services (US) → Ministerio m de Sanidad y Seguridad Social
B. CPD health authority Nadministración f sanitaria
health benefit N (US) → subsidio m de enfermedad
health care Nasistencia f sanitaria, atención f sanitaria
health centre, health center (US) Ncentro m de salud, centro m médico
health club Ngimnasio m
health education Neducación f sanitaria
health farm Ncentro m de adelgazamiento
health food(s) N(PL)alimentos mpl dietéticos, alimentos mpl naturales
health food shop Ntienda f de alimentos dietéticos, herbolario m
health hazard Npeligro m para la salud, riesgo m para la salud
it's a health hazardpresenta un peligro or un riesgo para la salud
health insurance Nseguro m de enfermedad, seguro m médico
health problem N (personal) → problema m de salud; (public) → problema m sanitario
health resort N (= spa) → balneario m; (in mountains) → sanatorio m
Health Service N (Brit) → Servicio m de Sanidad, Servicio m de Salud Pública
see also national Health Service doctor Nmédico m de la Seguridad Social
health spa Nbalneario m
health visitor Nauxiliar mf sanitario/a (en asistencia domiciliaria)
see also professional B2
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

health

[ˈhɛlθ] n
(physical)santé f
Her health has never been very good → Sa santé n'a jamais été très bonne.
to be restored to health → être guéri(e)
to be bad for one's health → être mauvais(e) pour la santé
to be good for one's health → être bon(ne) pour la santé
to be in good health → être en bonne santé
to be in good physical health → être en bonne forme physique
to be in poor health → être en mauvaise santé
sexual health → santé sexuelle
to drink to sb's health, to drink sb's health → boire à la santé de qn Department of Health
(= prosperity) [organization] → santé fHealth Authority n (British)administration f régionale de la santé publiquehealth care
nservices mpl de santé
modif [system, service] → de sécurité f sociale; [reform, costs] → des services de santéhealth care worker nmembre mf des services de santéhealth centre n (British)centre m médicosocialhealth check n (= examination) → visite f médicale; (more thorough)bilan m de santéhealth club nclub m de remise en formehealth-conscious [ˈhɛlθkɒnʃəs] adjsoucieux/euse de sa santéhealth drink nboisson f énergisantehealth education néducation f pour la santéhealth farm nétablissement m de remise en formehealth food naliment m diététiquehealth food shop (British) health food store (US) nmagasin m de produits diététiques
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

health

n
Gesundheit f; (= state of health)Gesundheitszustand m; in good healthgesund, bei guter Gesundheit; in poor healthnicht gesund, bei schlechter Gesundheit; state of healthGesundheitszustand m, → Befinden nt; how is his health?wie geht es ihm gesundheitlich?; to regain one’s healthwieder gesund werden; at least we still have our healthwenigstens sind wir immer noch gesund; to enjoy good healthsich guter Gesundheit (gen)erfreuen; to suffer from poor or bad healthkränklich sein; to be good/bad for one’s healthgesund/ungesund or gesundheitsschädlich sein, der Gesundheit (dat)zuträglich/nicht zuträglich sein; poverty can cause poor healthArmut kann zu schlechter Gesundheit führen; health and safety regulationsArbeitsschutzvorschriften pl; Ministry of HealthGesundheitsministerium nt; I’m not just doing it for the good of my health (inf)ich mache das doch nicht bloß aus Spaß (inf); he stressed the health benefits of regular exerciseer betonte, wie gut regelmäßige Bewegung für die Gesundheit sei
(fig)Gesundheit f
to drink (to) somebody’s healthauf jds Wohl (acc)or Gesundheit (acc)trinken; your health!, good health!zum Wohl!, auf Ihre Gesundheit!

health

:
Health and Safety Executive
n (Brit) → Arbeitsschutzbehörde f
Health and Social Services
pl (US) das amerikanische Gesundheits- und Sozialministerium
health authority
health care
nGesundheitsfürsorge f; home health aid(mobiler) Helfer/(mobile) Helferin für häusliche Pflege
health centre (Brit)
n
(Med) → Ärztezentrum nt
(keep-fit) → Fitnesscenter nt
health certificate
health check
nCheck-up m
health club
n (= place)Fitnesscenter nt
health education
nHygiene f
health farm
nGesundheitsfarm f
health food
nReformkost f
health food shop (Brit), health food store (esp US)
nReformhaus nt, → Bioladen m, → Naturkostladen m

health

:
health inspector
nHygieneinspektor(in) m(f)
health insurance

health

:
health problem
n to have healthsgesundheitliche Probleme haben; he retired because of healthser trat aus gesundheitlichen Gründen in den Ruhestand
health resort
nKurort m; (= spa also)Kurbad nt, → Heilbad nt
Health Service
n (Brit) the healthdas Gesundheitswesen; health doctorKassenarzt m/-ärztin f
health studio
nFitnessstudio nt
health visitor
n (Brit) → Sozialarbeiter(in) m(f) (in der Gesundheitsfürsorge)
health warning
n (on cigarette packet) → (gesundheitlicher) Warnhinweis
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

health

[hɛlθ] n (gen) → salute f
Ministry of Health → ministero della Sanità
Health Minister → ministro della Sanità
Department of Health → ministero della Sanità
to be in good/bad health → essere in buona/cattiva salute
to drink sb's health → bere alla salute di qn
your health! → (alla tua) salute!
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

health

(helθ) noun
1. the state of being well or ill. He is in good/poor health.
2. the state of being well. I may be getting old, but so long as I keep my health, I'll be happy.
ˈhealthy adjective
1. (generally) having good health. I'm rarely ill – I'm really a very healthy person; My bank balance is healthier now than it used to be.
2. causing or helping to produce good health. a healthy climate.
3. resulting from good health. a healthy appetite.
4. showing a sensible concern for one's own well-being etc. He shows a healthy respect for the law.
ˈhealthiness noun
ˈhealth maintenance organization noun
(abbreviation HMO) (American) a system of health centers providing medical treatment, preventive care and hospitalization to its paying members.
health service
(the organization which runs) all the medical services of a country which are available to the public.
drink (to) someone's health
to drink a toast to someone, wishing him good health.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

health

صِحَّة zdraví helbred Gesundheit υγεία salud terveys santé zdravlje salute 健康 건강 gezondheid helse zdrowie saúde здоровье hälsa สุขภาพ sağlık sức khỏe 健康
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

health

n. salud; [government]
behavioral ___conducta saludable;
dental ___higiene dental;
Department of ___Ministerio de Salud o Salubridad;
___ and medical assistanceasistencia médico-sanitaria;
___ assessmentevaluación del estado de ___;
___ authoritiesautoridades de Sanidad;
___ careatención o cuidado de la ___;
___ care providerprofesional de atención de la ___;
___ care reformreforma al sistema de ___;
___ care systemsistema sanitario;
___ centercentro de ___, centro de higiene sanitaria;
___ certificatecertificado de ___;
___ educationeducación médica;
___ facilitiesinstituciones de ___;
___ foodalimento sano;
___ habitshábitos sanitarios;
___ lawsestatutos sanitarios;
___ personnelprofesionales médicos y de asistencia pública;
___ physicistbiofísico;
___ planningplaneamiento de métodos de ___;
___ risk assessmentevaluación de riesgo sanitario;
___ servicesservicios o atención de la ___;
___ services for the agedservicios de ___ a los ancianos;
___ statisticsestadísticas de ___ salud mental;
___ statusestado de ___;
home ___ carecuidado de ___ en el hogar;
mental ______ mental;
occupational ___atención médica laboral;
rural ______ rural;
uncertain ______ precaria;
urban ______ urbana.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
Collins Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

health

n salud f, sanidad f (esp. Esp); — care V. health care como artículo independiente; — enthusiast naturista; mental — salud mental; occupational — salud ocupacional or laboral; public — sanidad or salud pública; women’s — salud de la mujer
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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