What does DALE mean?

Definitions for DALEdeɪl; ˈhæl ɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dale(noun)

    an open river valley (in a hilly area)


  1. dale(Noun)

    a valley in an otherwise hilly area.

  2. Dale(ProperNoun)

    for someone living in a dale.

  3. Dale(ProperNoun)

    transferred from the surname.

  4. Origin: dale, from dæl, from dalan. Cognate with Dutch dal, German Tal, Swedish dal.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dale(noun)

    a low place between hills; a vale or valley

  2. Dale(noun)

    a trough or spout to carry off water, as from a pump

  3. Origin: [AS. dl; akin to LG., D., Sw., Dan., OS., & Goth. dal, Icel. dalr, OHG. tal, G. thal, and perh. to Gr. qo`los a rotunda, Skr. dhra depth. Cf. Dell.]


  1. Dale

    Dale is a town in Carter Township, Spencer County, Indiana, United States. The population was 1,593 at the 2010 census. Founded in 1843 and initially called Elizabeth, it was renamed after Robert Dale Owen of New Harmony, the town's congressman at the time.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dale

    dāl, Dell, del, n. the low ground between hills: the valley through which a river flows.—n. Dales′man, specifically, an inhabitant of the dales of the Lake District. [Ice. dalr, Sw. dal; Ger. thal.]

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Anagrams for DALE »

  1. deal

  2. lade

  3. Adel

  4. lead

  5. E.D. La.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of DALE in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of DALE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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