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date 1

 (dāt)
n.
1.
a. The time stated in terms of the day, month, and year: What is the date of your birth?
b. A statement of calendar time, as on a document.
2.
a. A particular point or period of time at which something happened or existed, or is expected to happen: the date of their wedding.
b. dates The years of someone's birth and death: Beethoven's dates were 1770 to 1827.
3. The time during which something lasts; duration: "Summer's lease hath all too short a date" (Shakespeare).
4. The time or historical period to which something belongs: artifacts of a later date.
5. An appointment: a luncheon date with a client. See Synonyms at engagement.
6.
a. An engagement to go out socially with another person, often out of romantic interest.
b. One's companion on such an outing.
7. An engagement for a performance: has four singing dates this month.
v. dat·ed, dat·ing, dates
v.tr.
1. To mark or supply with a date: date a letter.
2. To determine the date of: date a fossil.
3. To betray the age of: Pictures of old cars date the book.
4. To go on a date or dates with.
v.intr.
1. To have origin in a particular time in the past: This statue dates from 500 bc.
2. To become old-fashioned.
3. To go on dates.
Idioms:
out of date
No longer in style; old-fashioned: clothes that went out of date last year.
to date
Until now: To date, only half of those invited have responded.
up to date
In or into accordance with current information, styles, or technology: brought me up to date on the project's status.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Medieval Latin data, from Latin data (Romae), issued (at Rome) (on a certain day), feminine past participle of dare, to give; see dō- in Indo-European roots.]

dat′a·ble, date′a·ble adj.
dat′er n.

date 2

 (dāt)
n.
1. The sweet, edible, oblong or oval fruit of the date palm, containing a narrow, hard seed.
2. A date palm.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Old Provençal datil, from Latin dactylus, from Greek daktulos, finger, date (from its shape).]

date

(deɪt)
n
1. a specified day of the month: today's date is October 27.
2. the particular day or year of an event: the date of the Norman Conquest was 1066.
3. (plural) the years of a person's birth and death or of the beginning and end of an event or period
4. an inscription on a coin, letter, etc, stating when it was made or written
5.
a. an appointment for a particular time, esp with a person to whom one is sexually or romantically attached: she has a dinner date.
b. the person with whom the appointment is made
6. the present moment; now (esp in the phrases to date, up to date)
vb
7. (tr) to mark (a letter, coin, etc) with the day, month, or year
8. (tr) to assign a date of occurrence or creation to
9. (intr; foll by from or back to) to have originated (at a specified time): his decline dates from last summer.
10. (tr) to reveal the age of: that dress dates her.
11. to make or become old-fashioned: some good films hardly date at all.
12. informal chiefly
a. to be a boyfriend or girlfriend of (someone of the opposite sex)
b. to accompany (a member of the opposite sex) on a date
[C14: from Old French, from Latin dare to give, as in the phrase epistula data Romae letter handed over at Rome]
ˈdatable, ˈdateable adj
Usage: See at year

date

(deɪt)
n
1. (Cookery) the fruit of the date palm, having sweet edible flesh and a single large woody seed
2. (Plants) short for date palm
[C13: from Old French, from Latin, from Greek daktulos finger]

date1

(deɪt)

n., v. dat•ed, dat•ing. n.
1. a particular month, day, and year at which some event happened or will happen: July 4, 1776 is an important date in American history.
2. the day of the month: Is today's date the 8th?
3. an inscription on a writing, coin, etc., that shows the time, or time and place, of writing, casting, etc.
4. period in general: at a late date.
5. duration: Childhood has so short a date.
6. an appointment for a particular time, esp. a social engagement arranged beforehand.
7. a person with whom one has such an appointment.
8. an engagement to perform.
9. dates, the birth and death dates, usu. in years, of a person: Dante's dates are 1265 to 1321.
v.i.
10. to have or bear a date: The letter dates from 1873.
11. to belong to a particular period: The architecture dates as far back as 1830.
12. to reckon from some point in time: The custom dates from the Victorian era.
13. to go out socially on dates.
v.t.
14. to furnish with a date.
15. to ascertain the period or point in time of: to date the archaeological ruins.
16. to show to be old-fashioned.
17. to go out on dates with: He's dating his best friend's sister.
Idioms:
1. to date, until now.
2. up to date, in accord with the latest styles, information, or technology.
[1275–1325; Middle English < Middle French < Late Latin data, derivative of dare to give), from the phrase data (Romae) written, given (at Rome)]
dat′a•ble, date′a•ble, adj.
dat′er, n.

date2

(deɪt)

n.
the oblong, fleshy fruit of the date palm.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Anglo-French; Old French dade, date < Medieval Latin datil(l)us, Latin dactylus; see dactyl]

date


Past participle: dated
Gerund: dating

Imperative
date
date
Present
I date
you date
he/she/it dates
we date
you date
they date
Preterite
I dated
you dated
he/she/it dated
we dated
you dated
they dated
Present Continuous
I am dating
you are dating
he/she/it is dating
we are dating
you are dating
they are dating
Present Perfect
I have dated
you have dated
he/she/it has dated
we have dated
you have dated
they have dated
Past Continuous
I was dating
you were dating
he/she/it was dating
we were dating
you were dating
they were dating
Past Perfect
I had dated
you had dated
he/she/it had dated
we had dated
you had dated
they had dated
Future
I will date
you will date
he/she/it will date
we will date
you will date
they will date
Future Perfect
I will have dated
you will have dated
he/she/it will have dated
we will have dated
you will have dated
they will have dated
Future Continuous
I will be dating
you will be dating
he/she/it will be dating
we will be dating
you will be dating
they will be dating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been dating
you have been dating
he/she/it has been dating
we have been dating
you have been dating
they have been dating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been dating
you will have been dating
he/she/it will have been dating
we will have been dating
you will have been dating
they will have been dating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been dating
you had been dating
he/she/it had been dating
we had been dating
you had been dating
they had been dating
Conditional
I would date
you would date
he/she/it would date
we would date
you would date
they would date
Past Conditional
I would have dated
you would have dated
he/she/it would have dated
we would have dated
you would have dated
they would have dated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.date - the specified day of the monthdate - the specified day of the month; "what is the date today?"
due date, maturity date, maturity - the date on which an obligation must be repaid
24-hour interval, day, mean solar day, solar day, twenty-four hour period, twenty-four hours - time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis; "two days later they left"; "they put on two performances every day"; "there are 30,000 passengers per day"
natal day, birthday - the date on which a person was born
2.date - a participant in a date; "his date never stopped talking"
appointment, engagement, date - a meeting arranged in advance; "she asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date"
blind date - a participant in a blind date (someone you meet for the first time when you have a date with them)
companion, comrade, familiar, fellow, associate - a friend who is frequently in the company of another; "drinking companions"; "comrades in arms"
3.date - a meeting arranged in advancedate - a meeting arranged in advance; "she asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date"
get together, meeting - a small informal social gathering; "there was an informal meeting in my living room"
blind date - a date with a stranger; "she never goes on blind dates"
double date - a date in which two couples participate
tryst, rendezvous - a date; usually with a member of the opposite sex
date, escort - a participant in a date; "his date never stopped talking"
4.date - a particular but unspecified point in time; "they hoped to get together at an early date"
point in time, point - an instant of time; "at that point I had to leave"
5.date - the present; "they are up to date"; "we haven't heard from them to date"
nowadays, present - the period of time that is happening now; any continuous stretch of time including the moment of speech; "that is enough for the present"; "he lives in the present with no thought of tomorrow"
6.date - 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"
calendar day, civil day - a day reckoned from midnight to midnight
calendar year, civil year - the year (reckoned from January 1 to December 31) according to Gregorian calendar
calendar month, month - one of the twelve divisions of the calendar year; "he paid the bill last month"
date of reference, epoch - (astronomy) an arbitrarily fixed date that is the point in time relative to which information (as coordinates of a celestial body) is recorded
7.date - a particular day specified as the time something happens; "the date of the election is set by law"
24-hour interval, day, mean solar day, solar day, twenty-four hour period, twenty-four hours - time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis; "two days later they left"; "they put on two performances every day"; "there are 30,000 passengers per day"
future date - a particular day in the future that is specified as the time something will happen
rain date - an alternative date set for some outdoor event in case it rains on the appointed date; "the rain date for the picnic will be the following Sunday"
sell-by date - a date stamped on perishable produce indicating the date by which it should be sold
8.date - sweet edible fruit of the date palm with a single long woody seed
edible fruit - edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
date palm, Phoenix dactylifera - tall tropical feather palm tree native to Syria bearing sweet edible fruit
Verb1.date - go on a date with; "Tonight she is dating a former high school sweetheart"
go out - leave the house to go somewhere; "We never went out when our children were small"
double-date - go out on a date with a partner and another couple; "let's double date this Saturday"
go steady, date, go out, see - date regularly; have a steady relationship with; "Did you know that she is seeing an older man?"; "He is dating his former wife again!"
2.date - stamp with a date; "The package is dated November 24"
date - 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"
stamp - to mark, or produce an imprint in or on something; "a man whose name is permanently stamped on our maps"
3.date - assign a date to; determine the (probable) date of; "Scientists often cannot date precisely archeological or prehistorical findings"
chronologise, chronologize - establish the order in time of something; "The archivist chronologized the documents"
misdate - assign the wrong date to
set, determine - fix conclusively or authoritatively; "set the rules"
4.date - date regularly; have a steady relationship with; "Did you know that she is seeing an older man?"; "He is dating his former wife again!"
date - go on a date with; "Tonight she is dating a former high school sweetheart"
affiliate, assort, consort, associate - keep company with; hang out with; "He associates with strange people"; "She affiliates with her colleagues"
5.date - 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"
dateline, datemark, date-mark - mark with a date and place; "dateline a newspaper article"
date stamp, date - stamp with a date; "The package is dated November 24"
furnish, provide, supply, render - give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater"

date

noun
1. day, time, occasion, year, anniversary, day of the month There are two important dates for you to remember.
2. time, stage, period An inquest will be held at a later date.
3. appointment, meeting, arrangement, commitment, engagement, rendezvous, tryst, assignation He had made a date with the girl.
4. partner, escort, friend, young man, girlfriend, boyfriend, steady (informal), squeeze (informal), young lady She is his date for the dance.
verb
1. put a date on, determine the date of, assign a date to, fix the period of, ascertain the age of It is difficult to date the relic.
2. become dated, become obsolete, show its age, become old-fashioned, obsolesce It always looks smart and will never date.
3. go out with, take out, go around with, be romantically involved with, go steady with He's been dating her for three months.
date from or date back to (with a time or date as object) come from, belong to, be made in, be built in, originate in, be created in, originate from, exist from, have existed since, bear a date of The palace dates back to the 16th century.
out of date old-fashioned, dated, outdated, old, ancient, obsolete, archaic, unfashionable, antiquated, outmoded, passé, behind the times, obsolescent, unhip (slang), démodé (French), out of the ark (informal) Those boots look really out of date now.
to date up to now, yet, so far, until now, now, as yet, thus far, up to this point, up to the present This is the band's fourth top twenty single to date.

date

noun
A commitment to appear at a certain time and place:
verb
To be with another person socially on a regular basis:
Informal: take out.
Translations
بَلَحَه، تَمْرَهتاريختَارِيخمَوْعِديُحَدّد تاريخ، يُؤَرِّخ
фурма
datumdatledatlovníkdatovatschůzka
daddeldatoforældesgå tilbage tilstævnemøde
daktilo
datteleluigahetkkaaslanekohtamine
خرما
päivämääräpäivätäpäiväysseuralainenseurustella
datum
datolyadátumidőpontkeletrandevú
dagsetjadagsetningdaîlastefnumótúreldast
デート日付
날짜
diestempus
attiecinātdateledatētdatumskļūt nemodernam
data
datľadatovaťdátumzastarať
dateljdatumzmenekdatirati
datumtidpunktträffåldrasdadel
วันที่
tarihrandevuhurmamodası geçmiş görünmektarih atmak
ngày thángtrái chà là

date

1 [deɪt]
A. N
1. (= year, day of month) → fecha f
what's the date today?; what date is it today?¿qué fecha es hoy?
date of birthfecha f de nacimiento
closing datefecha f tope
at an early date (in the future) → en fecha próxima, dentro de poco
at some future dateen alguna fecha futura
date of issuefecha f de emisión
at a later dateen una fecha posterior
opening datefecha f de apertura
to datehasta la fecha
see also out-of-date, up-to-date
2. (= appointment) → cita f, compromiso m; (with girlfriend, boyfriend) → cita f
to have a date with sbtener una cita con algn
have you got a date tonight?¿tienes algún compromiso para esta noche?
to make a date with sbcitarse or quedar con algn
they made a date for eight o'clockse citaron para las ocho, quedaron a las ocho
3. (= person one is dating) → pareja f, acompañante mf
who's your date for tonight?¿con quién sales esta noche?
4. (= concert etc) → actuación f
B. VT
1. (= put date on) [+ letter] → fechar, poner fecha a
2. (= establish age of) [+ object] → fechar, datar
3. (= show age of) [+ person] you remember the Tremeloes? that really dates you!¿recuerdas a los Tremeloes? ¡eso demuestra lo viejo que eres!
4. (= go out with) [+ girl etc] → salir con, pololear con (Chile)
C. VI
1. (= show age) → pasar de moda
2. to date back to [+ time] → remontarse a
to date fromdatar de
3. (= go out with sb) is she dating?¿sale con chicos?
they've been dating for three monthsllevan saliendo juntos tres meses
D. CPD date rape Nviolación f durante una cita amorosa
date stamp N (on library book, fresh food) → sello m de fecha; (= postmark) → matasellos m inv
see also date-stamp

date

2 [deɪt] N (Bot) (= fruit) → dátil m (also date palm) → palmera f datilera

date

[ˈdeɪt]
n
(= day of month) → date f
what's the date today?, what's today's date? → quelle est la date aujourd'hui?
to date adv (= so far) → à ce jour closing date, up-to-date
(= appointment) (with boyfriend, girlfriend) to have a date with somebody → sortir avec quelqu'un
She's got a date with Ian tonight → Elle sort avec Ian ce soir.
(= companion)
His date was Marie, the girl from Liverpool → Il était avec Marie, la fille de Liverpool.
He's my date for tonight → Je sors avec lui ce soir.
(= fruit) → datte f
vt
[+ document, cheque] → dater
to be dated ... [letter] → être daté(e) de ...
It was dated 5 July → C'était daté du 5 juillet.
letter dated 5 July → lettre datée du 5 juillet, lettre du 5 juillet
(= establish date of) → dater
[+ man, woman] → sortir avec
vi
(= go out together) → sortir ensemble
(= become old-fashioned) → vieillir
This album has hardly dated at all → Cet album n'a presque pas vieilli du tout.
date back
vi
This tradition dates back over 200 years → Cette tradition date d'il y a plus de 200 ans.
date back to
vt fus [+ year] → dater de
date from
vt fus [+ year] → dater dedate book n (US)agenda m

date

:
date format
nDatumsformat nt
dateless
adj
manuscriptundatiert, ohne Jahreszahl
(= never old-fashioned)zeitlos
date line
n (Geog) → Datumsgrenze f; (Typ) → Datumszeile f
date palm
nDattelpalme f
date rape
n Vergewaltigung nach einem Rendezvous
date-rape drug
nDate-Rape-Droge f, → Vergewaltigungsdroge f
date stamp
date style
nDatumsformat nt
date sugar
nPalmzucker m

date

1
n (= fruit)Dattel f; (= tree)Dattelpalme f

date

2
n
(= time of event)Datum nt; (= historical date)Geschichts- or Jahreszahl f; (for appointment) → Termin m; date of birthGeburtsdatum nt; what’s the date today?der Wievielte ist heute?, welches Datum haben wir heute?; what date is Easter this year?auf welches Datum fällt Ostern dieses Jahr?; what is the date of that letter?von wann ist der Brief datiert?; to fix or set a date (for something)einen Termin (für etw) festsetzen; to datebis heute, bis dato (form, dated); the band’s UK tour dates are: …die Band tritt an den folgenden Daten in Großbritannien auf: …
(on coins, medals etc) → Jahreszahl f
(= appointment)Verabredung f; (with girlfriend etc) → Rendezvous nt; who’s his date?mit wem trifft er sich?; his date didn’t show updiejenige, mit der er ausgehen wollte, hat ihn versetzt (inf); to make a date with somebodysich mit jdm verabreden; she’s out on a datesie hat eine Verabredung or ein Rendezvous; I’ve got a lunch date today (with friend) → ich habe mich heute zum Mittagessen verabredet; (on business) → ich muss heute Mittag an einem Arbeitsessen teilnehmen
vt
(= put date on)mit dem Datum versehen; letter etc alsodatieren; a letter dated the seventh of Augustein vom siebten August datierter Brief; a coin dated 1390eine Münze von 1390
(= establish age of) work of art etcdatieren; that hat really dates youan dem Hut sieht man, wie alt Sie sind
(= take out) girlfriend etcausgehen mit; (regularly) → gehen mit (inf)
vi
to date back tozurückdatieren auf (+acc); to date fromzurückgehen auf (+acc); (antique etc)stammen aus
(= become old-fashioned)veralten
(= have boyfriend etc)einen Freund/eine Freundin haben; (couple)miteinander gehen; he didn’t date much when he was at schoolin seiner Schulzeit ging er nur selten mit Mädchen aus

date

1 [deɪt]
1. n
a.data
what's the date today? → quanti ne abbiamo oggi?
date of birth → data di nascita
closing date → scadenza, termine m
to date → fino a oggi
to be up to date (person, document, information) → essere aggiornato/a (person, fashionable) → essere alla moda (with one's work) → essere nei termini (building) → essere moderno/a
to bring up to date (correspondence, information) → aggiornare (method) → modernizzare (person) → mettere al corrente, aggiornare
to be out of date (information) → non essere aggiornato/a (document) → essere scaduto/a (person, style) → essere fuori moda
b. (fam) (appointment) → appuntamento; (boyfriend) → ragazzo; (girlfriend) → ragazza
to make a date with sb → fissare un appuntamento con qn
he asked her for a date → le ha chiesto di uscire con lui
2. vt
a. (letter) → datare; (ruin, manuscript) → attribuire una data a, datare
dated the 13th → datato il 13
thank you for your letter dated 5th July or July 5th → la ringrazio per la sua lettera in data 5 luglio
his style of dress dates him → il suo abbigliamento tradisce la sua età
b. (fam) (esp Am) (girl, boy) → uscire con
3. vi
a. to date (back) fromrisalire a
b. (become old-fashioned) → passare di moda

date

2 [deɪt] n (fruit) → dattero (also date palm) → palma da dattero

date1

(deit) noun
1. (a statement on a letter etc giving) the day of the month, the month and year. I can't read the date on this letter.
2. the day and month and/or the year in which something happened or is going to happen. What is your date of birth?
3. an appointment or engagement, especially a social one with a member of the opposite sex. He asked her for a date.
verb
1. to have or put a date on. This letter isn't dated.
2. (with from or back) to belong to; to have been made, written etc at (a certain time). Their quarrel dates back to last year.
3. to become obviously old-fashioned. His books haven't dated much.
ˈdated adjective
old-fashioned. Her clothes looked very dated.
ˈdateline noun
a north-south line drawn on maps through the Pacific Ocean, east and west of which the date is different.
out of date
1. old-fashioned. This coat is out of date.
2. no longer able to be (legally) used; no longer valid. Your ticket is out of date / very out-of-date; an out-of-date directory.
to date
up to the present time. This is the best entry we've received to date.
up to date
1. completed etc up to the present time. Is the catalogue up to date?; an up-to-date catalogue.
2. modern and in touch with the latest ideas. This method is up to date / very up-to-date; an up-to-date method.

date2

(deit) noun
the brown, sticky fruit of the date palm, a kind of tree growing in the tropics.

date

تَارِيخ datum dato Datum ημερομηνία fecha päivämäärä date datum data 日付 날짜 datum stevnemøte data data дата datum วันที่ tarih ngày tháng 日期

date

n. fecha;
effective ______ de vigencia;
expiration ______ de vencimiento;
specimen ______ del espécimen o muestra;
up-to- ___hasta la fecha; [current] al corriente.

date

n fecha; — of birth o birth — fecha de nacimiento
References in classic literature ?
Her cousin wired, asking her to advance the date, and this Mary did.
We were to move to Black Hawk in March, and as soon as grandfather had fixed the date he let Jake and Otto know of his intention.
Glen's has a large village; and while William Henry, and even a fortress of later date, are only to be traced as ruins, there is another village on the shores of the Horican.
The street in which it upreared its venerable peaks has long ceased to be a fashionable quarter of the town; so that, though the old edifice was surrounded by habitations of modern date, they were mostly small, built entirely of wood, and typical of the most plodding uniformity of common life.
His reminiscences of good cheer, however ancient the date of the actual banquet, seemed to bring the savour of pig or turkey under one's very nostrils.
For the long absent ship, the outward-bounder, perhaps, has letters on board; at any rate, she will be sure to let her have some papers of a date a year or two later than the last one on her blurred and thumb-worn files.
George Shelby, interested, as any other young man might be, by the romance of the incident, no less than by feelings of humanity, was at the pains to send to Cassy the bill of sale of Eliza; whose date and name all corresponded with her own knowledge of facts, and felt no doubt upon her mind as to the identity of her child.
Ancient hauberk, date of the sixth century, time of King Arthur and the Round Table; said to have belonged to the knight Sir Sagramor le Desirous; ob- serve the round hole through the chain-mail in the left breast; can't be accounted for; supposed to have been done with a bullet since invention of firearms -- per- haps maliciously by Cromwell's soldiers.
She is all energy, and spirit, and sunshine, and interest in everybody and everything, and pours out her prodigal love upon every creature that will take it, high or low, Christian or pagan, feathered or furred; and none has declined it to date, and none ever will, I think.
Sandy said there would be a monument put up there, where Moses and Esau had stood, with the date and circumstances, and all about the whole business, and travellers would come for thousands of years and gawk at it, and climb over it, and scribble their names on it.
and add the day of the month and the year, then take Smith's left hand on another glass strip, and add name and date and the words "left hand.
Whether it were a question of fact, of spelling, or of date, of going swimming or fishing, of choosing a book in the Sunday-school library or a stick of candy at the village store, he had no sooner determined on one plan of action than his wish fondly reverted to the opposite one.