health meaning

EN[hɛlθ] [-ɛlθ]
  • Health is the level of functional or metabolic efficiency of a living organism. In humans it is the ability of individuals or communities to adapt and self-manage when facing physical, mental or social challenges.
  • Systematic activities to prevent or cure health problems and promote good health in humans are undertaken by health care providers. Applications with regard to animal health are covered by the veterinary sciences.

    Definition of health in English Dictionary

  • NounPLhealths
    1. The state of being free from physical or psychological disease, illness, or malfunction; wellness.
      1. I think she suffers from autism, ADHD or some other mental health problem. ‎
    2. A state of well-being or balance, often physical but sometimes also mental and social; the overall level of function of an organism from the cellular (micro) level to the social (macro) level.
      1. Physical condition.
        1. OBS Cure, remedy.
          1. NC A toast to prosperity.
            1. Strikingly, however, Waller does not deny but rather revels in the claim that healths lead to excessive drinking
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • Clearly the consequences of diagnostic overshadowing could be potentially fatal for some people with learning disabilities as their true unerlying health need will not be identified and treated.
            • Of healths five-fathom deep — Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet, Act 1, Scene 4.
            • The most important and costly of these coverages, health care, is extraordinarily expensive everywhere in the world, and Canada's medicare has no reciprocity in any other country.
          2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • Heavy smoking and drinking will take its toll on a person's health.
            • Ultimately, understanding the pharmacopathology of cART is important because many ART drugs can cross the placenta, and thus may impact foetal development or long term health.
            • Participants felt that the medicalised, chemicalised, sexually liberal and accelerated culture of the host society damaged their own, and the local populations’ health.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Nouns
            • Countable nouns
              • Singularia tantum
                • Uncountable nouns
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            1. en healthy
            2. en healthful
            3. en healths
            4. en healthe
            5. en healthie
            Source: Wiktionary
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            Meaning of health for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "health" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum.
            Difficultness: Level 1
            Easy     ➨     Difficult
            Definiteness: Level 9
            Definite    ➨     Versatile