What does Valentine mean?

Definitions for Valentine
ˈvæl ənˌtaɪnValen·tine

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. valentinenoun

    a sweetheart chosen to receive a greeting on Saint Valentine's Day

    "will you be my valentine?"

  2. Valentinenoun

    a card sent or given (as to a sweetheart) on Saint Valentine's Day

Wiktionary

  1. valentinenoun

    An expression of affection, especially romantic affection, usually in the form of greeting card, gift, or message given to a person the object of affection, especially on February 14th.

    Such an extravagant valentine was unexpected.

    Etymology: Valentinus, from valeo.

  2. valentinenoun

    A person to whom a valentine is given or received, especially on February 14th.

    Won't you be my valentine?

    Etymology: Valentinus, from valeo.

  3. Valentinenoun

    Saint Valentine

    Etymology: Valentinus, from valeo.

  4. Valentinenoun

    in quiet but steady use since the 16th century.

    Etymology: Valentinus, from valeo.

  5. Valentinenoun

    An English and Scottish surname derived from the male given name.

    Etymology: Valentinus, from valeo.

  6. Valentinenoun

    occasionally borrowed from French.

    Etymology: Valentinus, from valeo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Valentinenoun

    a sweetheart chosen on St. Valentine's Day

  2. Valentinenoun

    a letter containing professions of love, or a missive of a sentimental, comic, or burlesque character, sent on St. Valentine's Day

Freebase

  1. Valentine

    Valentine is a city in Cherry County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 2,737 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Cherry County. In 2007, National Geographic Adventure magazine included Valentine in its list of the best ten wilderness towns and cities.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Valentine

    val′en-tīn, n. a lover or sweetheart chosen on St Valentine's Day, 14th February: a love-letter or other amatory print sent on that day. [O. Fr. valentin, a young person betrothed on the first Sunday in Lent, perh. from a form valant, equiv. to galant, gallant, but commonly identified with the name of St Valentine, on whose day the choice of valentines came to be made, because birds on that day were supposed to choose their mates.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Valentine in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Valentine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Valentine in a Sentence

  1. Ehsan Sehgal:

    The global business community should consider and recognize the International Date-Day, as Valentine's Day and such other Days.

  2. Bonnie Byhre:

    He often comes down to the boat – just goes sailing. So I wasn’t worried except when he didn't come home for Valentine’s. I got flowers for Valentine’s, but he wasn’t there.

  3. Does Helfens:

    We started DivorceHotel in 2011 on Valentine's Day to show the world we believe it is possible to split up in a positive way, it's more that we have an association with Valentine's Day -- positivity.

  4. Lisa Bitel:

    And much like love itself, St. Valentine and his reputation as the patron saint of love are not matters of verifiable history, but of faith.

  5. Horatio Mihet:

    If students are permitted to pass out Valentine or birthday cards at school or to talk about Superman and Captain America at lunch, they cannot be prohibited from sharing Bible verses and discussing their faith during their free, non-instructional time.

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