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Definition 1: having or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease - [adjective denoting all]

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

  • a rosy healthy baby
  • staying fit and healthy

(healthy is similar to ...) not affected by jaundice

(healthy is similar to ...) used of older persons who are healthy

(healthy is similar to ...) (of plants) flourishing with lots of water

(healthy is similar to ...) (of plants) flourishing in strong sunlight

(healthy is similar to ...) inclined to a healthy reddish color often associated with outdoor life

"a ruddy complexion" "Santa's rubicund cheeks" "a fresh and sanguine complexion"

(healthy is similar to ...) of plants that flourish in a rocky environment

(healthy is similar to ...) endowed with or exhibiting great bodily or mental health

"a hearty glow of health"

(healthy is similar to ...) consuming abundantly and with gusto

"a hearty (or healthy) appetite"

(healthy is similar to ...) exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health

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

(healthy is similar to ...) in excellent physical condition

"good teeth" "I still have one good leg" "a sound mind in a sound body"

(healthy is similar to ...) possessing the tone and resiliency of healthy tissue

"firm muscles"

(healthy is similar to ...) vigorously healthy

"a bouncing baby"

(healthy is similar to ...) having the pinkish flush of health

(healthy is similar to ...) sound or exhibiting soundness in body or mind

"exercise develops wholesome appetites" "a grin on his ugly wholesome face"

(means also ...) sturdy and strong in form, constitution, or construction

"a robust body" "a robust perennial"

(means also ...) in good health especially after having suffered illness or injury

"appears to be entirely well" "the wound is nearly well" "a well man" "I think I'm well; at least I feel well"

(means also ...) conducive to or characteristic of physical or moral well-being

"wholesome attitude" "wholesome appearance" "wholesome food"

(means also ...) physically and mentally sound or healthy

"felt relaxed and fit after their holiday" "keeps fit with diet and exercise"

(... are attributes of healthy) a healthy state of wellbeing free from disease

"physicians should be held responsible for the health of their patients"

Definition 2: large in amount or extent or degree - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • it cost a considerable amount
  • a goodly amount
  • received a hefty bonus
  • a respectable sum
  • a tidy sum of money
  • a sizable fortune

Synonyms for healthy in the sense of this definition

(healthy is similar to ...) large or relatively large in number or amount or extent or degree

"a considerable quantity" "the economy was a considerable issue in the campaign" "went to considerable trouble for us" "spent a considerable amount of time on the problem"

Definition 3: exercising or showing good judgment - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • healthy scepticism
  • a healthy fear of rattlesnakes
  • the healthy attitude of French laws
  • healthy relations between labor and management
  • an intelligent solution
  • a sound approach to the problem
  • sound advice
  • no sound explanation for his decision

Synonyms for healthy in the sense of this definition

(healthy is similar to ...) showing reason or sound judgment

"a sensible choice" "a sensible person"

Definition 4: financially secure and functioning well - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • a healthy economy

(healthy is similar to ...) financially secure and safe

"sound investments" "a sound economy"

Definition 5: promoting health; healthful - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • a healthy diet
  • clean healthy air
  • plenty of healthy sleep
  • healthy and normal outlets for youthful energy
  • the salubrious mountain air and water
  • carrots are good for you

Synonyms for healthy in the sense of this definition

(healthy is similar to ...) conducive to or characteristic of physical or moral well-being

"wholesome attitude" "wholesome appearance" "wholesome food"

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