Translation of "health" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /helθ/ us /helθ/

A2 the condition of your body

She is in poor health.

(Translation of “health” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /helθ/

the state of being well or ill

He is in good/poor health.

the state of being well

I may be getting old, but so long as I keep my health, I’ll be happy.
healthy adjective (comparative healthier, superlative healthiest)

(generally) having good health

I’m rarely ill – I’m really a very healthy person
My bank balance is healthier now than it used to be.

causing or helping to produce good health

a healthy climate.

resulting from good health

a healthy appetite.

showing a sensible concern for one’s own well-being etc

He shows a healthy respect for the law.
healthiness noun

tests to assess the healthiness of a new-born baby.
health centre noun ( health center)

a building where a group of doctors work and treat their patients.

centro de salud
health food noun

food that is good for your health because it only contains natural substances.

comida sana
health maintenance organization noun

(abbreviation HMO) (American) a system of health centres/centers providing medical treatment, preventive care and hospitalization to its paying members.

Seguro Médico Global
health service noun

(the organization which runs) all the medical services of a country which are available to the public.

servicios sanitarios
drink (to) someone’s health

to drink a toast to someone, wishing him good health.

beber a la salud de alguien

(Translation of “health” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)