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date meaning and definition

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DATE noun

Definition of date (noun)

  1. the specified day of the month
  2. a participant in a date
    • "his date never stopped talking"
    • synonyms: escort
  3. a meeting arranged in advance
  4. a particular but unspecified point in time
  5. the present
    • "they are up to date"; "we haven't heard from them to date"
  6. the particular day, month, or year (usually according to the Gregorian calendar) that an event occurred
    • "he tried to memorizes all the dates for his history class"
  7. a particular day specified as the time something happens
    • "the date of the election is set by law"
  8. sweet edible fruit of the date palm with a single long woody seed

DATE verb

Definition of date (verb)

  1. go on a date with
    • "Tonight she is dating a former high school sweetheart"
  2. stamp with a date
    • "The package is dated November 24"
    • synonyms: date stamp
  3. assign a date to; determine the (probable) date of
    • "Scientists often cannot date precisely archeological or prehistorical findings"
  4. date regularly; have a steady relationship with
    • "Did you know that she is seeing an older man?"; "He is dating his former wife again!"
    • synonyms: go out, go steady, see
  5. provide with a dateline; mark with a date
    • "She wrote the letter on Monday but she dated it Saturday so as not to reveal that she procrastinated"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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