- 1The state of being free from illness or injury: he was restored to health [as modifier]: a health riskMore example sentences
- Take one step at a time and walk your way to health with a free, short walk led by a trained volunteer.
- I hear that they pose health risks to the local population at this time of year.
- Her concerns include possible health risks to children and the blight on her property.
- 1.1A person’s mental or physical condition: bad health forced him to retire • figurative a standard for measuring the financial health of a companyMore example sentences
state of health, physical state, physical health, physical shape, condition, constitution, form
- One of the functions of day services is to maintain people in good mental health and to prevent relapse.
- My mental health began to deteriorate and by January I was in hospital after an overdose.
- No set qualifications are needed but applicants must be in good physical health.
- 1.2 (your health or your good health) Used to express friendly feelings towards one’s companions before drinking.More example sentences
- Here's your good health, and your families' good health, and may you all live long and prosper.
- After the requisite chilling and hearing that satisfying noise of the cork going ‘pop’ I shall certainly raise a glass to your good health.
- Here's to your good health and prosperity in the New Year!
Old English hǣlth, of Germanic origin; related to whole.