hail vs hale :

hail vs hale

hail or hale

Hail, naturally is pieces of ice falling as precipitation, often with a thunderstorm close by.

It could also mean to greet or praise someone enthusiastically.

"He was hailed as a hero."

Hale is particularly related to health and welfare of an individual.

"Hale and Healthy"

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  • n  precipitation of ice pellets when there are strong rising air currents
  • n  many objects thrown forcefully through the air
    a hail of pebbles
    a hail of bullets
  • n  enthusiastic greeting
  • v  praise vociferously
    The critics hailed the young pianist as a new Rubinstein
  • v  be a native of
    She hails from Kalamazoo
  • v  call for
    hail a cab
  • v  greet enthusiastically or joyfully
  • v  precipitate as small ice particles
    It hailed for an hour

  • n  a soldier of the American Revolution who was 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)
  • n  United States astronomer who discovered that sunspots are associated with strong magnetic fields (1868-1938)
  • n  prolific United States writer (1822-1909)
  • v  to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"
  • v  draw slowly or heavily
  • s  exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health
    hale and hearty
News & Articles

  • Hail pummels Mount Rushmore, Rapid City
    The famous faces at Mount Rushmore National Memorial got hit by 2-inch diameter hail on Monday afternoon, but it was 10 minutes of smaller hail that pummeled flowerbeds around Rapid City.
    June 18, 2013 - Rapid City Journal
  • Hail, rain, strong wind in eastern Colorado
    A storm has brought hail, heavy rain and strong winds to parts of eastern Colorado, with fire officials in La Junta (lah-HUN'-tah) reporting damage to an airport hangar and downed power poles.
    June 18, 2013 - KGWN-TV Cheyenne
  • Hail, downed trees reported in parts of Mid-Mich.
    Golf ball-sized hail, downed trees -- and a funnel cloud -- were reported in Saginaw County following a severe thunderstorm moved through Monday afternoon -- see photos from today's storm here .
    June 17, 2013 - WNEM TV 5 Mid-Michigan

  • Lucy Hale Opens Up About New Boyfriend Graham Rogers!
    Lucy Hale is gushing about her new love Graham Rogers! “He is such a sweetheart,” the 24-year-old Pretty Little Liars star recently told Us Weekly of her 22-year-old Revolution actor boyfriend. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Lucy Hale Lucy added, “We are having a good time. We started out as friends. He is [...]
    June 26, 2013 - Just Jared Jr.
  • Lucy Hale Confirms She's Dating Actor Graham Rogers!
    Getty Images Pretty Little Liars star Lucy Hale is off the market! The actress confirmed she's dating Revolution actor Graham Rogers . "He is such a sweetheart," she said at an event Monday (via Us Weekly ). "We are having a good time." "We started out as friends," she explained. "He is a good guy. And I am past the bad-boy stage." The actress previously dated Chris Zylka and former Wizards of ...
    June 26, 2013 - Zimbio
  • Lucy Hale Dating Graham Rogers!
    Pretty Little Liars star Lucy Hale is dating Revolution star Graham Rogers. Credit: David Livingston/Getty Images; Kevin Winter/Getty Images
    June 26, 2013 - US Weekly