Definitions for datedeɪt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
datedeɪt(n.; v.)dat•ed, dat•ing.
(n.)a particular month, day, and year at which some event happened or will happen:
July 4, 1776 is an important date in American history.
the day of the month:
Is today's date the 8th?
Category: Common Vocabulary
an inscription on a writing, coin, etc., that shows the time, or time and place, of writing, casting, etc.
period in general:
at a late date.
Childhood has so short a date.
an appointment for a particular time, esp. a social engagement arranged beforehand.
a person with whom one has such an appointment.
an engagement to perform.
dates, the birth and death dates, usu. in years, of a person:
Dante's dates are 1265 to 1321.
(v.i.)to have or bear a date:
The letter dates from 1873.
to belong to a particular period:
The architecture dates as far back as 1830.
to reckon from some point in time:
The custom dates from the Victorian era.
to go out socially on dates.
(v.t.)to furnish with a date.
to ascertain the period or point in time of:
to date the archaeological ruins.
to show to be old-fashioned.
to go out on dates with:
He's dating his best friend's sister.
Idioms for date:
to date,until now.
up to date,in accord with the latest styles, information, or technology.
Origin of date:
1275–1325; ME < MF < LL data, der. of dare to give), from the phrase data (Romae) written, given (at Rome)
the oblong, fleshy fruit of the date palm.
Category: Plants, Cooking
Origin of date:
1250–1300; ME < AF; OF dade, date < ML datil(l)us, L dactylus; see dactyl
date, day of the month(noun)
the specified day of the month
"what is the date today?"
a participant in a date
"his date never stopped talking"
date, appointment, engagement(noun)
a meeting arranged in advance
"she asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date"
date, particular date(noun)
a particular but unspecified point in time
"they hoped to get together at an early date"
"they are up to date"; "we haven't heard from them to 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"
a particular day specified as the time something happens
"the date of the election is set by law"
sweet edible fruit of the date palm with a single long woody seed
go on a date with
"Tonight she is dating a former high school sweetheart"
date, date stamp(verb)
stamp with a date
"The package is dated November 24"
assign a date to; determine the (probable) date of
"Scientists often cannot date precisely archeological or prehistorical findings"
go steady, go out, date, see(verb)
date regularly; have a steady relationship with
"Did you know that she is seeing an older man?"; "He is dating his former wife again!"
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"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a particular day shown using a number, and sometimes a month and year
The date today is September 9th.; What's today's date?
to decide on a date
Have you set a date for the party?
in the future
We'll make that decision at a later date.
the day, month, and year sb was born
an arranged meeting, especially a romantic one
I have a date with Val tomorrow night.
to arrange a non-romantic meeting
We made a date for next month.
***a brown sweet fruit, usually dried
***dates, figs, and other dried fruit
up to the present time
There have been no problems to date.
to have a romantic relationship
They've been dating for a few months.; I'm dating a guy I met at school.
to write a date on
to sign and date a contract; a letter dated October 22nd
the fruit of the date palm; also, the date palm itself
that addition to a writing, inscription, coin, etc., which specifies the time (as day, month, and year) when the writing or inscription was given, or executed, or made; as, the date of a letter, of a will, of a deed, of a coin. etc
the point of time at which a transaction or event takes place, or is appointed to take place; a given point of time; epoch; as, the date of a battle
assigned end; conclusion
given or assigned length of life; dyration
to note the time of writing or executing; to express in an instrument the time of its execution; as, to date a letter, a bond, a deed, or a charter
to note or fix the time of, as of an event; to give the date of; as, to date the building of the pyramids
to have beginning; to begin; to be dated or reckoned; -- with from
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'date' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #595
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'date' in Written Corpus Frequency: #962
Rank popularity for the word 'date' in Nouns Frequency: #218
Rank popularity for the word 'date' in Verbs Frequency: #520
Translations for date
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(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.
- dataPortuguese (BR)
- das DatumGerman
- किसी पत्र में दिन, महीना और साल संबंधी कोई वक्तव्यHindi
- datum, dateringSwedish
- 日期Chinese (Trad.)
- مہینے یا سال کا کوئی دن جسے عدد سے ظاہر کیا جاۓUrdu
- ngày thángVietnamese
- 日期Chinese (Simp.)
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