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EN[ˈhɛl.θi] [-ɛlθi]
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    Definition of healthy in English Dictionary

  • AdjectiveCOMhealthierSUPhealthiestSUF-y
    1. Enjoying health and vigor of body, mind, or spirit: well.
      1. He was father to three healthy kids. ‎
    2. Conducive to health.
      1. A healthy diet and exercise can help to maintain proper weight. ‎
    3. Evincing health.
      1. (figuratively) Significant, hefty; beneficial.
        1. a healthy respect for authority ‎
        2. Sam unwrapped the sandwich and took a healthy bite out of the middle. ‎
    4. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • First, task performance of patients with known lesions (e.g. stroke) or neurophysiologic aberrations (e.g. dopamine deficiency in Parkinson’s disease) can be compared to healthy control subjects.
        • Regardless of statistical significance, the qat chewers with healthy periodontium harbored lower relative counts of all tested taxa compared to the nonchewers in the same group.
        • Glycodeoxycholic acid, taurodeoxycholic acid, and glycochenodeoxycholic acid were significantly increased in children with acetaminophen overdose compared to healthy controls.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • She always got white rice at Chinese restaurants even though she knew the brown rice was healthier.
        • Did you see how she waits on him hand and foot? It's not healthy.
        • He would move heaven and earth to make sure his family is healthy.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adjectives
        • Morphemes
          • Suffixes
            • Words by suffix
              • Words suffixed with -y
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        Meaning of healthy for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "healthy" is an adjective. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe.
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