What does vail mean?

Definitions for vailveɪl

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vail

    same as Veil

  2. Vail(noun)

    avails; profit; return; proceeds

  3. Vail(noun)

    an unexpected gain or acquisition; a casual advantage or benefit; a windfall

  4. Vail(noun)

    money given to servants by visitors; a gratuity; -- usually in the plural

  5. Vail(verb)

    to let fail; to allow or cause to sink

  6. Vail(verb)

    to lower, or take off, in token of inferiority, reverence, submission, or the like

  7. Vail(verb)

    to yield or recede; to give place; to show respect by yielding, uncovering, or the like

  8. Vail(noun)

    submission; decline; descent

  9. Origin: [Aphetic form of avale. See Avale, Vale.]


  1. Vail

    The Town of Vail is a Home Rule Municipality in Eagle County, Colorado, United States. The population of the town was 5,305 in 2010. The town was established and built as the base village to Vail Ski Resort, with which it was originally conceived. Vail Ski Resort's first season was in December, 1962 and it is the second largest ski mountain in North America.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Vail

    vāl. Same as Veil.

  2. Vail

    vāl, v.t. to let fall.—v.i. to yield: to drop, move down.—n. (Shak.) submission, decline.—n. Vail′er. [Contr. from avale; cf. Avalanche.]

  3. Vail

    vāl′, v.i. (poet.) to profit, avail.—n.pl. Vails, money given to servants by a visitor—also Vales. [Contr. from avail.]

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  1. VAIL

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Anagrams for vail »

  1. LAIV

  2. Vial

  3. Vila


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vail in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vail in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Volodymyr Knyr:

    If you're ugly, then vail not your eyes, but your veil.

  2. Bede Jarrett:

    The mysterious is always attractive. People will always follow a vail.

  3. Vail Chief Executive Rob Katz:

    In summer, Whistler is absolutely a leader in North America and we feel that adding that to Vail Resorts Inc certainly helps our summer revenue and profitability.

  4. Ceil Folz:

    The budget for the whole event is almost $ 60 million, of which about 10 percent is on our television production, about 20 percent is all television and the rest kind of breaks down, about $ 40 million comes from outside of Vail Valley and $ 20 million came from within but we had much more than spent here just preparing for the championships, so we got an up-side before a single person took a turn on the course.

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