Meaning of HEEL in English



Function: transitive verb

Date: 1605

1 a : to furnish with a heel b : to supply especially with money

2 a : to exert pressure on, propel, or strike with the heel < heel ed her horse> b : to urge (as a lagging animal) by following closely or by nipping at the heels <dogs heel ing cattle>

intransitive verb : to move along at someone's heels

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.