What does date mean?

Definitions for datedeɪt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word date.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. date, day of the month(noun)

    the specified day of the month

    "what is the date today?"

  2. date, escort(noun)

    a participant in a date

    "his date never stopped talking"

  3. date, appointment, engagement(noun)

    a meeting arranged in advance

    "she asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date"

  4. date, particular date(noun)

    a particular but unspecified point in time

    "they hoped to get together at an early date"

  5. date(noun)

    the present

    "they are up to date"; "we haven't heard from them to date"

  6. date(noun)

    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. date(noun)

    a particular day specified as the time something happens

    "the date of the election is set by law"

  8. date(verb)

    sweet edible fruit of the date palm with a single long woody seed

  9. date(verb)

    go on a date with

    "Tonight she is dating a former high school sweetheart"

  10. date, date stamp(verb)

    stamp with a date

    "The package is dated November 24"

  11. date(verb)

    assign a date to; determine the (probable) date of

    "Scientists often cannot date precisely archeological or prehistorical findings"

  12. 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!"

  13. date(verb)

    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"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Date(noun)

    the fruit of the date palm; also, the date palm itself

  2. Date(noun)

    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

  3. Date(noun)

    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

  4. Date(noun)

    assigned end; conclusion

  5. Date(noun)

    given or assigned length of life; dyration

  6. Date(verb)

    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

  7. Date(verb)

    to note or fix the time of, as of an event; to give the date of; as, to date the building of the pyramids

  8. Date(verb)

    to have beginning; to begin; to be dated or reckoned; -- with from

  9. Origin: [F. datte, L. dactylus, fr. Gr. , prob. not the same word as da`ktylos finger, but of Semitic origin.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Date

    dāt, n. the time of any event: a stipulated time: age, period of time.—v.t. to affix the date to.—v.t. to reckon: to begin.—adj. Date′less, without date: without fixed limit: undatable.—Out of date, antiquated; Up to date, adapted or corrected to the present time: modern. [O. Fr. date—L. datum, as in datum Romæ = given or written at Rome.]

  2. Date

    dāt, n. the fruit of the date-palm.—ns. Date′-palm, Date′-tree, the tree on which it grows, a native of the northern half of Africa and the south-west of Asia; Date′-plum; Date′-sug′ar. [Fr. datte—L. dactylus—Gr. daktylos, a finger.]

Editors Contribution

  1. date

    A type of fruit.

    The date fruit is produced by the date palm tree and is an important source of income and food for many people and countries across the world.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'date' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #595

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'date' in Written Corpus Frequency: #962

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'date' in Nouns Frequency: #218

  4. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'date' in Verbs Frequency: #520

Anagrams for date »

  1. AEDT

  2. EDTA

  3. TAED

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of date in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of date in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Tom Zegan:

    When I was young I used to date homeless chicks, they weren't very picky and at the end of the date I could just drop them off at any corner.

  2. Mayank kumar:

    We all know one day we will die but don't know the exact date, we don't know that fucking exact date, say what you want to say to everyone who loves you or you love because we don't know the exact date.”

  3. Heather Runyan:

    No one has ever tried to set me up on a date or even insinuated that there is something wrong with my desire to be single, i feel very fortunate because I know that many people face pressure to date and get married.

  4. Luke Donald:

    He set his wedding date before the tournament decided to change the date, he thought that it was a free week that I don't usually play. ... I told him I would definitely be at his second wedding, but he didn't find that too funny.

  5. Sunny Sweeney:

    Her fiance messaged me and he was like, 'You don't even understand. In two days, it's the 10 year anniversary of my ship date to Iraq.' And the day they got the ring in the mail, was his exact ship date, i'm not all earthy and stuff, but you really truly can't write that stuff.

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Translations for date

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • لقاء الحب, مُوَاعَدَة, تَمْرَة, تاريخ, موعد, مَوْعِد, أرخArabic
  • xurmaAzerbaijani
  • фінікBelarusian
  • финик, дата, среща, срок, време, фурма, датирамBulgarian
  • খেজুরBengali
  • datezenn, emgav, datez, deiziad, deiziañBreton
  • cita, dàtil, data, quedar, sortirCatalan, Valencian
  • schůzka, datum, datle, stárnout, datovat, choditCzech
  • dyddiad, oedWelsh
  • date, tidspunkt, rendezvous, stævnemøde, daddel, datering, ledsager, dato, tidsfæste, datere, komme sammen med, gå ud med, tidsbestemmeDanish
  • Verabredung, Zeit, Stelldichein, Zeitpunkt, Datum, Date, Dattel, Rendezvous, Treffen, Ende, ausgehen, daten, datierenGerman
  • χουρμάς, συνάντησηGreek
  • daktilo, dato, fino, tempo, rendevuo, rendevui, dati, datiĝiEsperanto
  • compañero, fecha, dátil, data, compañera, cita, fechar, citarSpanish
  • tähtaeg, dattel, kuupäev, kaaslane, kohtumine, kohtamine, eluiga, hetkEstonian
  • datilBasque
  • قرار, خرما, تاریخ, خرمارطبPersian
  • avec, tapaaminen, seuralainen, määränpää, kohtalo, heila, päivämäärä, määrä, ajankohta, treffit, taateli, päiväys, kumppani, aika, tapailla, ajoittaa, vanhentua, päivätä, alkaa, määrittää, ikä, vanheta, ikääntyä, seurustellaFinnish
  • dadlaFaroese
  • rendez-vous d'amour, rendez-vous, datte, date, vieillir, daterFrench
  • coinne, dátaIrish
  • ceann-latha, deitScottish Gaelic
  • dataGalician
  • תאריך, פגישה, תמר, לתארךHebrew
  • खजूर, तारीख़Hindi
  • randi, találkozó, nap, keltezés, időpont, datolya, dátum, randevú, udvarolHungarian
  • արմավ, ժամադրություն, խուրմա, թվականArmenian
  • kencan, tanggal, kurmaIndonesian
  • dagsetning, stefnumót, daðlaIcelandic
  • dattero, data, cavaliere, appuntamento, incontro, accompagnatore, datareItalian
  • 逢引, デート, ナツメヤシの実, 日付, デーツ, 年月日, 交際する, デートする, 付き合うJapanese
  • kurma, kormaJavanese
  • ფინიკი, თარიღი, პაემანიGeorgian
  • құрмаKazakh
  • លម៉ើ, កាលបរិច្ឆេទKhmer
  • 만날 약속, 월일, 데이트, 날자, 대추, 연월일, 데이트하다Korean
  • خورماKurdish
  • курмаKyrgyz
  • palmula, dies, tempusLatin
  • pasimatymas, datulė, data, datuotiLithuanian
  • randiņš, termiņš, datums, satikšanās, laiks, datele, tikšanāsLatvian
  • состанок, рок, датула, датум, урма, век, датира, се гледа, застаруваMacedonian
  • хасарваань, ѳдѳрMongolian
  • tamar, tanggal, kurma, tarikhMalay
  • tamraMaltese
  • datoNorwegian
  • tijdstip, dadel, datum, afspraak, levensduur, afspraakje, einde, daten, daterenDutch
  • datoNorwegian Nynorsk
  • date, daddel, datering, noledsagerinne, ledsager, stevnemøte, begynne med, sette dato, datere, eldesNorwegian
  • hashkʼaan, yoołkááł, hashkʼaan dijéʼéNavajo, Navaho
  • randka, data, spotkanie, osoba towarzysząca, towarzysz, daktyl, towarzyszka, spotykać się, datować, starzeć się, chodzićPolish
  • encontro, fim, data, validade, tâmara, acompanhante, datar, marcar, envelhecer, sairPortuguese
  • întâlnire, finic, curmală, datăRomanian
  • срок, число, рандеву, свидание, век, встреча, финик, дата, датироваться, устаревать, датировать, устареть, встречаться, восходитьRussian
  • खजूरSanskrit
  • финик, датум, finik, датуља, datum, sastanak, urma, састанак, spoj, спој, randes, datulja, урма, nadnevakSerbo-Croatian
  • rande, schôdzka, datľa, dátumSlovak
  • sréčanje, datum, dateljSlovene
  • datum, träff, tidpunkt, dadel, datering, dejt, åldersbestämma, datera, gå ut med, åldras, träffaSwedish
  • tendeSwahili
  • பேரீச்சம்பழம், தித்திTamil
  • ఖర్జూరము, తేదిTelugu
  • хурмоTajik
  • ผลอินทผลัม, วันที่, นัดThai
  • hurmaTurkmen
  • hurma, tarih, buluşma, randevuTurkish
  • хөрмәTatar
  • дата, фінікUkrainian
  • تاریخUrdu
  • xurmoUzbek
  • ngày tháng, hẹn hò, hẹn, ngày, trái chà là, hẹn gặpVietnamese
  • daetVolapük
  • טרעפֿונג, דאַטעYiddish

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