- 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.
A vale in Yosemite.
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 valē, singular imperative of valeō (“be well”).