NOTE: refers to the well-being, soundness of a living organism, or part of it
NOTE: the degree of well_being can be greater or lesser
These substances may be hazardous to your health.
Mary doesn't consider potato chips to be a health food.
The restaurant was fined for violating several health codes.
The strapping young athlete was a picture of health.
Some of the forests are in poor health from acid rain. (refers to groups of living organisms in this case)
These patients all have mental health problems. ('mental' is included in the broader 'physiological' notion)
The costs of health care are going up.
Brushing and flossing are good for the health of the teeth and gums. (refers to a specific body area in this case)
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1
NOTE: health can be good or bad
NOTE: A metaphoric extension of Sense 1, but refers to abstract systems or machines, not biological organisms
A regular tune-up and oil change is good for the health of your car.
The rust belt states experienced years of poor economic health.
Analysts believe the health of Japan's banking system is improving.
The health of the economy has suffered from the crisis in housing loans.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2
NOTE: in the expression 'to X's health'
We raised our glasses and drank to John's health.
To your health!
WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 3