Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun hale

3 senses of hale

Sense 1
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))
       INSTANCE OF=> American Revolutionary leader -- (a nationalist leader in the American Revolution and in the creation of the United States)

Sense 2
Hale, George Ellery Hale -- (United States astronomer who discovered that sunspots are associated with strong magnetic fields (1868-1938))
       INSTANCE OF=> astronomer, uranologist, stargazer -- (a physicist who studies astronomy)

Sense 3
Hale, Edward Everett Hale -- (prolific United States writer (1822-1909))
       INSTANCE OF=> writer, author -- (writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay))

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb hale

2 senses of hale

Sense 1
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")
       => compel, oblige, obligate -- (force somebody to do something; "We compel all students to fill out this form")

Sense 2
haul, hale, cart, drag -- (draw slowly or heavily; "haul stones"; "haul nets")
       => pull, draw, force -- (cause to move by pulling; "draw a wagon"; "pull a sled")

Antonyms of adj hale

1 sense of hale

Sense 1
hale, whole -- (exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health; "hale and hearty"; "whole in mind and body"; "a whole person again")

INDIRECT (VIA healthy) -> unhealthy -- (not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind; "unhealthy ulcers")

Similarity of adj hale

1 sense of hale

Sense 1
hale, whole -- (exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health; "hale and hearty"; "whole in mind and body"; "a whole person again")
       => healthy (vs. unhealthy) -- (having or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease; "a rosy healthy baby"; "staying fit and healthy")

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