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Definition 1: prolific United States writer (1822-1909) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for hale in the sense of this definition

(hale is an instance of ...) writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)

Definition 2: United States astronomer who discovered that sunspots are associated with strong magnetic fields (1868-1938) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for hale in the sense of this definition

(hale is an instance of ...) a physicist who studies astronomy

Definition 3: 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) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for hale in the sense of this definition

(hale is an instance of ...) a nationalist leader in the American Revolution and in the creation of the United States

Definition 4: draw slowly or heavily - [verb of contact]

Samples where hale or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • haul stones
  • haul nets

Synonyms for hale in the sense of this definition

(hale is a kind of ...) cause to move by pulling

"draw a wagon" "pull a sled"

(... is a kind of hale ) haul with a tackle

(... is a kind of hale ) haul onto a boat

"underrun the cable for repair"

Samples where hale or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She forced him to take a job in the city
  • He squeezed her for information

Synonyms for hale in the sense of this definition

(hale is a kind of ...) force somebody to do something

"We compel all students to fill out this form"

(... is a kind of hale ) cause to undertake a certain action, usually used in the negative

"He could not bring himself to call his parents"

(... is a kind of hale ) coerce by violence or with threats

(... is a kind of hale ) compel by coercion, threats, or crude means

"They sandbagged him to make dinner for everyone"

(... is a kind of hale ) squeeze someone for money, information, etc.

(... is a kind of hale ) bring to a specified state by overwhelming force or pressure

"The Senator steamrollered the bill to defeat"

(... is a kind of hale ) overcome or coerce as if by using a heavy club

"The teacher bludgeoned the students into learning the math formulas"

(... is a kind of hale ) to compel or force or urge relentlessly or exert coercive pressure on, or motivate strongly

"She is driven by her passion"

(... is a kind of hale ) apply great or increased pressure

"The Democrats turned up the heat on their candidate to concede the election"

(hale causes ...) perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)

"think before you act" "We must move quickly" "The governor should act on the new energy bill" "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"

Definition 6: exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where hale or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • hale and hearty
  • whole in mind and body
  • a whole person again

Synonyms for hale in the sense of this definition

(hale is similar to ...) 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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