Definition of Weal

1. Noun. A raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions.

Exact synonyms: Wale, Welt, Wheal
Generic synonyms: Harm, Hurt, Injury, Trauma
Derivative terms: Welt



Definition of Weal

1. n. The mark of a stripe. See Wale.

2. v. t. To mark with stripes. See Wale.

3. n. A sound, healthy, or prosperous state of a person or thing; prosperity; happiness; welfare.

4. v. t. To promote the weal of; to cause to be prosperous.

5. n. The mark of a stripe. See Wale.

6. v. t. To mark with stripes. See Wale.

7. n. A sound, healthy, or prosperous state of a person or thing; prosperity; happiness; welfare.

8. v. t. To promote the weal of; to cause to be prosperous.

Definition of Weal

1. Noun. (obsolete) Wealth, riches. (defdate 10th-19th c.) ¹

2. Noun. (context: now literary) Welfare, prosperity. (defdate from 10th c.) ¹

3. Noun. Specifically, the general happiness of a community, country etc. (often with qualifying word). (defdate from 15th c.) ¹

4. Noun. a raised, longitudinal wound, usually purple, on the surface of flesh caused by stroke of rod or whip; a welt. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Weal

1. a welt [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Weal

weakly contractible
weakly symmetric matter
weakminded
weakness
weaknesse
weaknesses
weakon
weakons
weaksauce
weakside
weaksides
weakwilled
weaky
weal (current term)
weal and flare
weald
wealdish
wealds
weale
wealful
weals
wealsman
wealsmen
wealth
wealthful
wealthier
wealthies

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