- a prophet living in Babylon during the Captivity.
- the book of the Bible bearing his name. Abbreviation: Dan.
Examples from the Web for daniel
“I was watching ‘Daniel The Tiger’ with my kid and I heard two shots like ‘boom-boom,’” he said.
The QC Group Inc A Minnesota-based corporation, owned by Daniel Medford and David DeVowe, which provides quality control services.
He told Cornell that Daniel Craig would be the next James Bond before that was a reality.William, Kate, and Jay Z’s Favorite Art Star: Alexander Gilkes' World of Rock Stars and Royalty|Tim Teeman|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo then sought to bring the hulking Garner down by yoking him around the neck.
At 4:45 p.m., he was approached by Justin Damico, a plainclothes cop, and another officer, Daniel Pantaleo, outside the store.Before Eric Garner, There Was Michael Stewart: The Tragic Story of the Real-Life Radio Raheem|Marlow Stern|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But Daniel, a spiritual (inspired) man, explained it in spiritual language and then all could understand it.The Spirit and the Word|Zachary Taylor Sweeney
Will Daniel plunged in and turning to me said, "Come on sergeant."Under the Stars and Bars|Walter A. Clark
I wont stand here too long, Daniel; its rather a cold place: so good night.
Mr. Daniel Meggison rose to his feet, and thrust his hands in his pockets, and nodded brightly.The Cruise of the Make-Believes|Tom Gallon
The free-trade party was led by Daniel Webster, and the tariff party by Calhoun.A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year|Edwin Emerson
British Dictionary definitions for daniel (1 of 2)
- a youth who was taken into the household of Nebuchadnezzar, received guidance and apocalyptic visions from God, and was given divine protection when thrown into the lions' den
- the book that recounts these experiences and visions (in full The Book of the Prophet Daniel)
Word Origin for Daniel
British Dictionary definitions for daniel (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for daniel
proper name, Hebrew, literally "God is my judge;" related to Dan, literally "he who judges," the tribe descended from Jacob's son of that name in Old Testament. Consistently in the top 15 names for boys born in the U.S. from 1972 through 2008.