What does valentine mean?

Definitions for valentine
ˈvæl ənˌtaɪnvalen·tine

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. valentine(noun)

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

    "will you be my valentine?"

  2. Valentine(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. valentine(Noun)

    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. valentine(Noun)

    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. Valentine(ProperNoun)

    Saint Valentine

    Etymology: Valentinus, from valeo.

  4. Valentine(ProperNoun)

    in quiet but steady use since the 16th century.

    Etymology: Valentinus, from valeo.

  5. Valentine(ProperNoun)

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

    Etymology: Valentinus, from valeo.

  6. Valentine(ProperNoun)

    occasionally borrowed from French.

    Etymology: Valentinus, from valeo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Valentine(noun)

    a sweetheart chosen on St. Valentine's Day

  2. Valentine(noun)

    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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How to pronounce valentine?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

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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:

    All Western people celebrate the celebration of Birthdays; whereas, few people marry and celebrate Wedding Day too; otherwise, the majority of unmarried people celebrate Valentine's Day. As a factual context and concept, it is a Wedding Day, without marriage.

  2. Kimberly Jensen:

    I hated Valentine's Day, and now I am looking forward to it. I am hoping to cuddle non-stop.

  3. Judge Eric Leach:

    This case involves a human tragedy of Shakespearean proportions, a young man overcomes huge physical disabilities to reach Olympian heights as an athlete. In doing so he becomes an international celebrity, he meets a young woman of great natural beauty and a successful model, romance blossoms, and then, ironically on Valentine’s Day, all is destroyed when he takes her life.

  4. Sheriff Rick Staly:

    Taunting the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office will only make you a bigger target on our radar, he will now get a very good look at the new jail signs which he finds ‘hilarious’ when he is booked in to the Green Roof Inn. Happy Valentine’s Day.

  5. Evan Charest:

    Pretty much it's the antithesis of all pro-Valentine's Day things, we thought we would be a place for single people and, you know, people in relationships who just want to get over all the pressure and stress of the Valentine's Day holidays.

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