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ˈdɑn teɪ, -ti, ˈdæn tidante

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Dante, Dante Alighierinoun

    an Italian poet famous for writing the Divine Comedy that describes a journey through Hell and purgatory and paradise guided by Virgil and his idealized Beatrice (1265-1321)


  1. Dantenoun

    of Italian origin, presumably in honor of the poet.


  1. DANTE

    Delivery of Advanced Network Technology to Europe (DANTE) is a not-for-profit company that plans, builds and operates the consecutive generations of the backbone network that interconnects the national research and education networks (NRENs) in Europe. The organisation is based in Cambridge, United Kingdom and was formed in 1993 as a limited liability company owned by Réseaux Associés pour la Recherche Européenne (RARE). Ownership was transferred to a number of NRENs and government agencies in 1994. DANTE Ltd. currently operates the third generation of the GÉANT pan-European backbone network, and previously operated the earlier-generation EuropaNET, TEN-34, TEN-155, GÉANT and GÉANT2 networks.


  1. Dante

    Dante is a masculine given name of Italian origin. It is derived from the Latin name "Durante," meaning "enduring" or "steadfast." In literary context, Dante usually refers to Dante Alighieri, the renowned Italian poet and author of "The Divine Comedy." Dante's works have had a significant impact on Italian literature and Western culture, establishing him as a major figure in medieval literature.


  1. Dante

    Dante is a fictional character and the primary protagonist of the Devil May Cry series of video games created and published by Capcom. Dante has been featured as a playable character in all four games in the series. The character also appears in several Devil May Cry novels and manga volumes; and is featured in the 2007 anime TV series. Dante is a mercenary and demon hunter dedicated to exterminating them and other malevolent supernatural foes, a mission he follows in pursuit of those that killed his mother and corrupted his brother. He is the son of Sparda, a demon of great power that rebelled against the demon emperor and defeated his army. As a result of his demonic heritage, he possesses numerous powers beyond that of any human, which he uses in combination with a variety of weapons to accomplish his goals. The character was designed to fit Devil May Cry game designer Hideki Kamiya's vision of a "cool and stylish" man, and his personality was based on the titular character of the manga series Cobra. Dante has been become one of the most popular characters in gaming, having been recognized for his role in the Devil May Cry series and various characteristics that have attracted gamers.

Editors Contribution

  1. DANTEnoun

    Dante; Everlasting.

    Dante name meanings is An enduring man, everlasting.

    Etymology: The baby name Dante comes to us from Italy, and it means “enduring.” Its most famous wearer is the poet Dante Alighieri, who wrote The Divine Comedy.

    Submitted by dantewashington533 on August 5, 2022  

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Who Was Who?

  1. Dante

    Of Italy. Architect of the under world, journalist, lover, and poor politician. Wrote articles for magazines, but used too much slang. Later fell in love. The girl (see her) knew what journalists were, and refused to spoon. Exasperated, he began a bombardment of poetry. That settled it. D. then entered politics. Soon learned they did not mix with love and his business. Both he and his manuscripts were banished. Traveled in Italy in the interests of safety. Posed for his bust while suffering with a bad attack of dyspepsia. Publications: Poems, tragedies, and comedies (?). Ambition: To be Beatrice's Romeo. Recreation: Travel. Address: II via Dante, Florence. Seldom at home.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. DANTE

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Dante is ranked #27002 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Dante surname appeared 898 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Dante.

    73.2% or 658 total occurrences were White.
    8.4% or 76 total occurrences were Black.
    8.1% or 73 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    7.2% or 65 total occurrences were Asian.
    2.9% or 26 total occurrences were of two or more races.

Anagrams for Dante »

  1. anted

  2. entad

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Dante in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Dante in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Dante in a Sentence

  1. Jair Bolsonaro:

    Their economy does not compare to ours, it is 10 times bigger than ours. I don't see this as retaliation, I'm going to speak to Dante Sica to see if( The President) doesn't over penalize us, i'm certain Dante Sica will be open to the conversation.

  2. Kathay Feng:

    It has to go back to the legislature to be drawn, and so that circular, multi-layered stages of Dante's Hell has been imposed on Read MoreOn the flip side.

  3. Ahmed Korayem:

    In order to fulfill on ambition, one must be effective at all dealings' became a maxim Dante got to live by, and now he is paying the price of his effectiveness and that price far beyond what he could handle."--Mental Hell, Ch 3

  4. Dejan Stojanovic:

    After Homer and Dante, is a whole century of creating worth one Shakespeare?

  5. Superintendent Garry McCarthy:

    After considerable deliberation, I have come to the conclusion that Officer Dante Servin showed incredibly poor judgment in his efforts to intervene in a low-level dispute while off-duty, his actions tragically resulted in the death of an innocent young woman and an unthinkable loss for a Chicago family and community. In the end, CPD has rules that we all must live by. Officer Servin violated those rules and he's going to be held accountable for that.

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