- haleness, noun
Other definitions for hale (2 of 4)
to compel (someone) to go: to hale a man into court.
to haul; pull.
- haler, noun
Other definitions for hale (3 of 4)
(in Hawaii) a simple thatched-roof dwelling.
Other definitions for Hale (4 of 4)
Edward Everett, 1822–1909, U.S. clergyman and author.
George El·ler·y [el-uh-ree], /ˈɛl ə ri/, 1868–1938, U.S. astronomer.
Sir Matthew, 1609–76, British jurist: Lord Chief Justice 1671–76.
Nathan, 1755–76, American soldier hanged as a spy by the British during the American Revolution.
Sarah Jo·se·pha [joh-see-fuh], /dʒoʊˈsi fə/, 1788–1879, U.S. editor and author.
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How to use hale in a sentence
Judge Liam O’Grady indicated that hale’s sentence would probably not change based on the number of convictions and said he would take up that issue at sentencing.Former intelligence analyst Daniel Hale pleads guilty to leaking classified information | Rachel Weiner | March 31, 2021 | Washington Post
If hale allows bankruptcy to proceed, they ask that he appoint a trustee to replace the group’s leadership and run the organization while it reorganizes.NRA faces internal woes as it girds for new gun control fight | Tom Hamburger | March 26, 2021 | Washington Post
Soon after, hale, Ozoma and Banks would recommend reversing a new Pinterest decision made by senior leadership to eliminate holiday pay for the lowest-paid contractors in food services, sanitation and security, many people of color and some disabled.Pinterest and the Subtle Poison of Sexism and Racism in Silicon Valley | Janice Min | March 22, 2021 | Time
hale told her Pinterest wouldn’t publish a press release announcing her, a customary gesture by tech companies to inform Congress and lobbyists of a new point person.Pinterest and the Subtle Poison of Sexism and Racism in Silicon Valley | Janice Min | March 22, 2021 | Time
I know that’s less than useful advice in this circumstance, but I wanted to start with it so it doesn’t get lost in the hale of crap I’m about to throw at folks who are pimping vaginoplasty, which is what you’re suggesting is called.
But, again, with enthusiasm for Modern Family waning as the buzz for Veep continues to grow, Tony hale should win again this year.What's TV's Funniest Show? Our Emmy Awards Comedy Predictions | Kevin Fallon | August 21, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
For two decades Sue Sally (“Sal”) hale disguised herself as a man so that she could play in matches with men around the country.
Morally opposed to an offered abortion, hale decided to see the pregnancy to term.Parents of Stillborn Babies Post Hundreds of Memorials to YouTube | Brandy Zadrozny | November 4, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
According to police, hale had a blood alcohol level of .16, twice the legal limit.Pendleton Marines’ Car Crash Raises Questions of Alcohol Abuse in Military | Jamie Reno | June 17, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
The story of classical Athens is largely a tale of naval supremacy, as John hale has recently shown in his book Lords of the Sea.
Was the hale old gentleman going to make a fool of himself after all?The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3) | Charles James Wills
Father is as likely to live as either of us—is hale and strong—with a back unbent, and a step as firm as your own.The World Before Them | Susanna Moodie
Simultaneously, Generals hale and Wheaton were coming forward with their columns, each having had some hard fighting on the way.The Philippine Islands | John Foreman
At this opportune moment Lieutenant hale came galloping up with the rear guard.The Courier of the Ozarks | Byron A. Dunn
In 1901 he gave his first address, and he confessed that Dr. hale had influenced him greatly in this work.Ways of War and Peace | Delia Austrian
British Dictionary definitions for hale (1 of 3)
healthy and robust (esp in the phrase hale and hearty)
Scot and Northern English dialect whole
- haleness, noun
British Dictionary definitions for hale (2 of 3)
(tr) to pull or drag; haul
- haler, noun
British Dictionary definitions for Hale (3 of 3)
George Ellery. 1868–1938, US astronomer: undertook research into sunspots and invented the spectroheliograph
Sir Matthew. 1609–76, English judge and scholar; Lord Chief Justice (1671–76)
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