Meaning of HEALTH in English


n.1 the state of being well in body or mind.

2 a person's mental or physical condition (has poor health).

3 soundness, esp. financial or moral (the health of the nation).

4 a toast drunk in someone's honour.

Phrases and idioms:

health centre the headquarters of a group of local medical services. health certificate a certificate stating a person's fitness for work etc. health farm a residential establishment where people seek improved health by a regime of dieting, exercise, etc. health food natural food thought to have health-giving qualities. health service a public service providing medical care. health visitor Brit. a trained nurse who visits those in need of medical attention in their homes.

Etymology: OE h{aelig}lth f. Gmc

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.