Meaning of HELL in English


vt a gambling house.

2. hell ·vt to overwhelm.

3. hell ·vt a place where outcast persons or things are gathered.

4. hell ·vt a place into which a tailor throws his shreds, or a printer his broken type.

5. hell ·vt the place of the dead, or of souls after death; the grave;

— called in hebrew sheol, and by the greeks hades.

6. hell ·vt a dungeon or prison; also, in certain running games, a place to which those who are caught are carried for detention.

7. hell ·vt the place or state of punishment for the wicked after death; the abode of evil spirits. hence, any mental torment; anguish.

Webster English vocab.      Английский словарь Webster.