Synonyms for hail

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : heyl
Phonetic Transcription : heɪl

Top 10 synonyms for hail Other synonyms for the word hail

Définition of hail

Origin :
  • "greetings!" c.1200, from a Scandinavian source, cf. Old Norse heill "health, prosperity, good luck;" and from Old English hals, shortening of wæs hæil "be healthy" (see health and cf. wassail).
  • noun torrent
  • verb call to, yell for
  • verb honor, salute
  • verb come from; originate
  • verb rain down on
Example sentences :
  • The impulse that had prompted him to hail her now prompted wild words.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • Why should she not hail with joy the story of a great and willing Helper?
  • Extract from : « Ester Ried Yet Speaking » by Isabella Alden
  • Hail, happy hour, which shall put us in possession of our rest!
  • Extract from : « Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. II » by Francis Augustus Cox
  • The Colonel raised the handkerchief on the point of his sword and gave a hail.
  • Extract from : « The Rock of Chickamauga » by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • Shall I crown you with our wild-wood coronal, and hail you queen of the forest?
  • Extract from : « Maid Marian » by Thomas Love Peacock
  • I began to get desperate, but a milk cart was just passing by, and I sent a porter to hail it.
  • Extract from : « My Double Life » by Sarah Bernhardt
  • You'll have to sing 'Hail Columbia' night and morning if you stay in this cabin.
  • Extract from : « One Day's Courtship » by Robert Barr
  • All right, Jess, take his stuff to the beach and hail the schooner.
  • Extract from : « The Inn at the Red Oak » by Latta Griswold
  • It whispered to the fields of corn, "Bow down, and hail the coming morn."
  • Extract from : « Graded Poetry: Second Year » by Various
  • Hail, bounteous May, that dost inspire Mirth and youth and warm desire!
  • Extract from : « Graded Poetry: Second Year » by Various

Antonyms for hail

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