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. Julie Krafchick:

    We can't have amnesia that dating wasn't perfect before, part of the reason we created the podcast in the first place was to answer the question,' What the f ** k is wrong with modern dating ?'.

  2. Helen Fisher:

    If you have a good credit score, flaunt it, when it comes to dating, a good credit score ups your mate value, helping you win a responsible, long-term partner, more so than some other qualities that online daters might highlight on their profile.

  3. Susie Ambrose:

    We are a niche, exclusive agency, not a mainstream, mass-market online dating service. We are not going to have thousands of members because there simply aren’t thousands of single, wealthy, high-calibre prospects out there, [Burki’s] remarks about us being a non-reputable and fraudulent company were deemed untrue and entirely without foundation.

  4. Brady Boyd:

    We feel the open carrying of weapons is part of a violent culture and we kind of want to push back against open carry and gun violence, we welcome you to worship. We love the fact that you’re here, but please leave the gun in the car. Church shootings have been a disturbing fact for decades, according to BuckeyeFirearms.org, which listed instances dating back to 1974. The most notorious shooting occurred last June, when a 21-year-old white supremacist named Dylann Storm Roof gunned down nine strangers at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal church in Charleston, South Carolina, after praying with them for more than an hour. Last month, the FBI provided security training for 165 faith leaders at its Dallas headquarters. The key is to be proactive and plan for it ahead of time and train for it ahead of time, so in the unlikely event something does happen, you're ready and prepared to deal with that situation, John Smith, risk management director with the Catholic Diocese of Dallas, said. Michael Lanford, co-owner of SC Firearms Training, provides firearm training and consulting for churches throughout South Carolina. Michael Lanford helps clients hiring outside security teams or to form their own. Michael Lanford, who has a background in the military and law enforcement, said taking down an active shooter in a church requires unique reactions, and that safety and training are critical.

  5. Cheng Rong-fong:

    The white powdery salt hill and salt farm have always emitted a romantic feeling for visitors coming to the area, that's why we came up with the idea to be the first dating/wedding-themed park in Taiwan.

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