1. [ noun ] (writing) prolific United States writer (1822-1909)
Synonyms: edward_everett_hale
Related terms: writer
2. [ noun ] (physics,astronomy) United States astronomer who discovered that sunspots are associated with strong magnetic fields (1868-1938)
Synonyms: george_ellery_hale
Related terms: astronomer
3. [ noun ] (politics) American Revolutionary soldier hanged as a spy by the British; his last words were supposed to have been "I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country" (1755-1776)
Synonyms: nathan_hale
Related terms: american_revolutionary_leader
4. [ verb ] draw slowly or heavily
Synonyms: drag haul cart

"haul stones" "haul nets"

Related terms: pull bowse draw drag hauler
5. [ verb ] to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"
Synonyms: force coerce pressure squeeze

"He squeezed her for information"

Related terms: compel drive bring_oneself terrorize steamroller bludgeon dragoon squeeze_for turn_up_the_heat pressure imperativeness compulsion power_play act
6. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 296
7. [ adjective ] exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health
Synonyms: whole

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

Related terms: healthy
Similar spelling:   Halle