A vale in Yosemite.
- Vale is defined as a way to express farewell.
An example of vale is a word used to say goodbye.
- Vale is a shortened form of the word valley.
An example of vale is an open area, often with a stream, between two mountain areas.
Origin of valeMiddle English from Old French val from Classical Latin vallis, valley
Origin of valeClassical Latin
Origin of valeMiddle English from Old French val from Latin vallēs ; see wel-2 in Indo-European roots.
Origin of valeLatin valē sing. imperative of valēre to be strong or well ; see wal- in Indo-European roots.
- (chiefly poetic) A valley.
- (usually seen in obituaries) Farewell.
- Vale, Sarah Smith
From Latin valÄ“, singular imperative of valeÅ (“be well").