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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
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Indian

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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. Patrick Warren:

    There's a long history, actually dating back to the Soviet Union, of Russia emphasizing the real and serious racial divisions that exist in United States. But also trying to inflame United States.

  2. Steve Dean:

    It becomes like an addiction to novelty without substance, when you get a match with someone, it literally gives you a boost of dopamine, and you think, There’s no cost to continuing to play. The dating apps know this, and they are exploiting the shit out of our reward pathways to make sure that we’re always coming back.

  3. Bryan Singer:

    The last time I posted about this subject, Esquire magazine was preparing to publish an article written by a homophobic journalist who has a bizarre obsession with me dating back to 1997, after careful fact-checking and, in consideration of the lack of credible sources, Esquire chose not to publish this piece of vendetta journalism. That didn't stop this writer from selling it to The Atlantic. It's sad that The Atlantic would stoop to this low standard of journalistic integrity.

  4. Rick Scott:

    We will prohibit a person from possessing or purchasing a firearm if they are subject to an injunction for protection against stalking, cyberstalking, dating violence, repeat violence, sexual violence or domestic violence.

  5. Justin Tackney:

    Unfortunately, many of these skeletons, including the one described here, lack sufficient collagen forconventional radiocarbon analysis, creative dating of some, but not all, of these individuals will be called into question, but this is offset by the slowly accumulating publications of each new individual described.

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