Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Heal(s) may refer to:
- Healing, the process of repair and regeneration of damaged organic tissue
- Heal (surname)
- Ian Healy (born 1964), nicknamed "Heals", Australian cricketer
- Heal's, a British department store
- Alive & Well AIDS Alternatives, formerly Health Education AIDS Liaison (HEAL), an organization of AIDS denialists
Heal (Sacred Reich album)
Heal is the fourth and final studio album by American thrash metal band Sacred Reich, released February 27, 1996 by Metal Blade Records.
Heal (Loreen album)
Heal is the debut studio album by Swedish recording artist Loreen. The album was released on 24 October 2012 through Warner Music Sweden. It received positive reviews from critics and received commercial success in the charts, notably reaching number one in Sweden and was certified Platinum there.
Four singles were released from the album, "Euphoria" was released in February 2012 as the lead single, "My Heart Is Refusing Me" was released in international markets in a new remixed version as the second single in October 2012, "Crying Out Your Name" was released in Sweden only as the second single the same month. "In My Head" was released as the fourth single in February 2013. A fifth single "We Got the Power" was released as the lead single from the reissued version of "Heal" that was released in May 2013.
Heal is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:
- Aaron Heal, Australian cricketer
- Ambrose Heal, English furniture designer and businessman
- Marc Heal, English musician
- Shane Heal, Australian basketball player
- Sylvia Heal, British Member of Parliament
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Heal \Heal\ (h[=e]l), v. i. To grow sound; to return to a sound state; as, the limb heals, or the wound heals; -- sometimes with up or over; as, it will heal up, or over.
Those wounds heal ill that men do give themselves.
Heal \Heal\ (h[=e]l), v. t. [See Hele.] To cover, as a roof, with tiles, slate, lead, or the like.
Heal \Heal\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Healed (h[=e]ld); p. pr. & vb. n. Healing.] [OE. helen, h[ae]len, AS. h[=ae]lan, fr. h[=a]l hale, sound, whole; akin to OS. h[=e]lian, D. heelen, G. heilen, Goth. hailjan. See Whole.]
To make hale, sound, or whole; to cure of a disease, wound, or other derangement; to restore to soundness or health.
Speak the word only, and my servant shall be healed.
--Matt. viii. 8.
To remove or subdue; to cause to pass away; to cure; -- said of a disease or a wound.
I will heal their backsliding.
--Hos. xiv. 4.
To restore to original purity or integrity.
Thus saith the Lord, I have healed these waters.
--2 Kings ii. 21.
To reconcile, as a breach or difference; to make whole; to free from guilt; as, to heal dissensions.
Heal \Heal\, n. [AS. h[=ae]lu, h[=ae]l. See Heal, v. t.]
Etymology 1 alt. 1 (context transitive obsolete or dialectal English) To hide; conceal; keep secret. 2 (context transitive English) To cover, as for protection. vb. 1 (context transitive obsolete or dialectal English) To hide; conceal; keep secret. 2 (context transitive English) To cover, as for protection. Etymology 2
n. (context obsolete English) health vb. 1 (context transitive English) To make better from a disease, wound, etc.; to revive or cure. 2 (context intransitive English) To become better. 3 To reconcile, as a breach or difference; to make whole; to free from guilt.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Usage examples of "heal".
While Jerry was wondering if he should take a short beer after all, a couple of gulps just to heal the dryness in his throat, a name was called nearby in a familiar voice.
What the average Southlander cares about is whether those ash bows that are so good for hunting and those silk scarves the women love and those great cheeses and ales that come out of Varfleet and those healing plants grown on the Streleheim can find their way south to them!
The healing amnionic fluid generated by the spore-forming glands, after the transparent amber sphere had enclosed him, offered Lavon his only chance.
But in spite of the foreboding and the grave warnings of friends, at the Amritsar Congress in 1919 I fought for co-operation and working the Montagu-Chelmsford reforms, hoping that the Prime Minister would redeem his promise to the Indian Mussalmans, that the Punjab wound would be healed and that the reforms inadequate and unsatisfactory though they were, marked a new era of hope in the life of India.
Angelika, our skin specialist, created this recipe to be filling, antiaging, and healing for most skin problems: I eat this three times a week, and my fifty-plus skin looks twenty years younger.
It was all apurpose, all to make her angry enough to work her Healing on Siuan and Leane, to prove herself to the Yellows.
I retained the best of the furniture from our Hampstead apartment, at that time the exemplar of restrained urban taste: Hille couch and armchairs in wood and moquette, Heals sideboard in sycamore, an original Ercol dining-room set, Luminator lamps from Arte Luce, Aubusson needlepoint rugs.
A three-second backflow, when I was seventeen years old, had burned a scar in my hand that had never really healed, the size of a silver coin.
The family travelled to Balmoral a few days later and the clear air and dramatic landscape began to work their healing magic.
The wine served, a rich burgundy, was of the finest quality, and afterward they all sipped the traditional Benedictine liqueur, a strange-tasting, herbed cordial which Sir Anthony claimed was imbued with secret healing qualities.
She checked the knots in the jesses, too, and found that one of the birds had a festered place in its leg from top-tight knots, which she treated with cold water and a poultice of healing leaves.
It was healed, but she then looked at her wrists, and the insides of her elbows, and closed her eyes, not even wanting to think about the bites that had landed on her inner thighs.
Master Bar Arnan went to Cana to seek out a rabbi, and the man healed his son then and there.
Some were healing cards that felt warm, or crop-growing cards that smelt of earth, or whatever.
If every Gen were a Companion, the channels could devote themselves to healing.