1. [ verb ] praise vociferously
Synonyms: acclaim herald

"The critics hailed the young pianist as a new Rubinstein"

Related terms: applaud acclaim
2. [ noun ] (meteorology) precipitation of ice pellets when there are strong rising air currents
Related terms: precipitation hailstone
3. [ verb ] greet enthusiastically or joyfully
Synonyms: herald
Related terms: greet
4. [ verb ] call for, as of cabs
Related terms: call
5. [ verb ] be a native of
Synonyms: come

"She hails from Kalamazoo"

Related terms: be derive
6. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 9827
7. [ verb ] precipitate as small ice particles

"It hailed for an hour."

Related terms: precipitate
8. [ noun ] enthusiastic greeting
Related terms: greeting
Similar spelling:   Haile