What does DALE mean?

Definitions for DALEdeɪl; ˈhæl ɪt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word DALE.

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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Governor Dennis Daugaard:

    Walter Dale Miller provided a steady hand as our state mourned the loss of Governor Governor George Mickelson.

  2. David Hart:

    This season was inspired by surf culture in the 60s and 70s in southern California, i was looking at a lot of photographs by LeRoy Grannis and listening to a lot of music by Dick Dale and Link Wray.

  3. Samuel Taylor Coleridge:

    Five miles meandering with mazy motion,Through dale the sacred river ran,Then reached the caverns measureless to man,And sank the tumult to a lifeless oceanAnd 'mid this tumult Kubla heard from farAncestral voices prophesying war

  4. Jeanne Brown:

    Dale Baich don't know what excruciating is. What's excruciating is seeing Dale Baich dad laying there in a pool of blood, seeing Dale Baich sister laying there in a pool of blood. This man deserved it. And I shouldn't really call him a man.

  5. Christopher Suprun:

    That story exhibits a reckless disregard for the truth. I never claimed to be a first responder on 9-11 with the Manassas Park Fire Dept. I was a volunteer firefighter at the time for the Dale City Fire Dept. when I responded to the attacks at the Pentagon.

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