What does dating mean?

Definitions for dating
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dating, geological dating(noun)

    use of chemical analysis to estimate the age of geological specimens

Wiktionary

  1. dating(Noun)

    A form of romantic courtship typically between two individuals with the aim of assessing the other's suitability as a partner in an intimate relationship or as a spouse. The result of dating may at any time lead to friendship, any level of intimate relationship, marriage, or no relation.

  2. dating(Noun)

    An estimation of the age of an artifact, biological vestige, linguistic usage, etc.

  3. dating(Noun)

    The setting of a date on which an event or transaction is to take place or take effect.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dating

    of Date

Freebase

  1. Dating

    Dating is a form of courtship consisting of social activities done by two people with the aim of each assessing the other's suitability as a partner in an intimate relationship or as a spouse. While the term has several meanings, it usually refers to the act of meeting and engaging in some mutually agreed upon social activity in public, together, as a couple. The protocols and practices of dating, and the terms used to describe it, vary considerably from country to country. The most common idea is two people trying out a relationship and exploring whether they're compatible by going out together in public as a couple, who may or may not yet be having sexual relations. This period of courtship is sometimes seen as a precursor to engagement or marriage.

Editors Contribution

  1. dating

    Verb form of the word date.

    Dating is a wonderful experience, to share time with a person and get to know them.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 8, 2020  

How to pronounce dating?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say dating in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dating in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dating in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of dating in a Sentence

  1. Chloe Lebbate:

    I had given up on dating apps, i couldn't find anyone who also smoked weed. It's something that's part of me. I use medical marijuana for health ailments, and a lot of people aren't cool with that.

  2. John Mayer:

    If you are someone who cares about your image... dating John Mayer at this point is conceptually just sort of a no-no, so it's really fun to get to hang out with your friends, your A-list star friends, who otherwise would be highly uncomfortable sitting around me.

  3. Shiri Appleby:

    The show is a behind-the-scenes look at the making of a reality dating competition show, i play Rachel Goldberg, who is the producer on the show, whose job it is to manipulate the contestants and she is really good at it but it actually makes her hate herself. I’ve never played a character who is so conflicted with who she is.

  4. Eli Finkel:

    Online dating becomes a hassle for... those individuals -- especially the women -- who find themselves deluged with suitors, for them, the process quickly starts to feel like work rather than fun.

  5. Julie Krafchick:

    With the Black Lives Matter movement, Covid, and everything else that's been going on, it's been causing people to have way deeper conversations, you can really quickly realize who has same values as you and who would be a better long-term partner. ( Talking about) those things can really help you understand someone a lot better on a deeper level and get you past those basic dating questions.

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