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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dating, geological datingnoun

    use of chemical analysis to estimate the age of geological specimens

Wiktionary

  1. datingnoun

    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. datingnoun

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

  3. datingnoun

    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. datingverb

    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  

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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. Molly Kawahata:

    On a dating app, your mindset isn't fight or flight immediately. ... You get more bites at the apple, phone scammers have sort of cannibalized everyone's willingness to answer the phone from an unknown, out of state zip code.

  2. Orange County District Attorney:

    Online Dating Rituals of the American Male.

  3. Ali Wong:

    We were like,' Who's a dude that would be Marcus' worst nightmare for Sasha to start dating once he realizes he's been in love with her his entire life ? Like, an iconic Asian man. Keanu Reeves ','.

  4. Dennis Quaid:

    Special Screening at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on Oct. 20, 2019 in Honolulu, Hawaii. ( Photo by Marco Garcia/Getty Images for Lionsgate Entertainment) Dennis Quaid, 65, AND PHD STUDENT Laura Savoie, 26, WILL MARRY WITHIN THE YEAR, STAR SAYS Quaid also shared it was never his intention to find someone Savoies age. I didnt go out looking for an age gap or someone really younger than me, he explained. I met Laura Savoie at a business event and then the relationship developed. You have no control over who you fall in love with, he continued. I dont fall in love easily. But I cant let what a few people think control all that. Ive been married three times and this is the final one, I know it is. I feel like I have a real partner in life. Quaid was previously dating longtime girlfriend Santa Auzina, whom he was last photographed with in December 2018, People Magazine reported. The couple, who were together for a little over two years, began dating after Dennis Quaid split from Dennis Quaid wife of 12 years, Kimberly Buffington, in 2016. The former pair finalized their divorced in April 2018. Quaid was previously married to actress Meg Ryan. The 10-year marriage ended in 2001. Dennis Quaid, 65, DATING PHD STUDENT Laura Savoie, 26 : REPORTS Dennis Quaid and Meg Ryan are pictured here in February 2000. Dennis Quaid spoke to Fox News about Dennis Quaid first-ever splurge for the holidays. ( Photo by KMazur/WireImage via Getty) Dennis Quaid HOPES BY SHARING Dennis Quaid STORY WITH PAST ADDICTION ITLL HELP OTHERS : LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL AFTERWARDS And before that, Dennis Quaid was married to actress P.J. Soles from 1978 until 1983. Earlier this month, Dennis Quaid told Entertainment Tonight hes eager to be a married man within the year. Youve got a year, right ? Dennis Quaid told the outlet. And if you go past a year without getting married, then youre suspect. Thats basic etiquette. According to Dennis Quaid, Dennis Quaid and Savoite began planning their wedding the next minute after Dennis Quaid popped the question in Hawaii last month. I think shes looking at wedding dresses today, Dennis Quaid said. Shes got ta get started. Dennis Quaid SHOWS OFF LAURA SAVOIES ENGAGEMENT RING According to People Magazine, this photo shows Dennis Quaid and Laura Savoie on May 14, 2019, in Los Angeles, California. ( Photo by gotpap/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images) DENNIS QUAID ON NATASHA RICHARDSONS DEATH 10 YEARS LATER : SHES A BEAUTIFUL PERSON In late October, Dennis Quaid confirmed to Extra Dennis Quaid proposed to the 26-year-old after several months of dating. I had the ring in my pocket, Dennis Quaid gushed to the outlet. It has been kind of a month-and-a-half plan I wanted it to be private. At the time, Dennis Quaid revealed Dennis Quaid waited for the perfect sunset to pop the question. She was actually taking a selfie of us, and I put the ring in front and said, Will you marry me ? And then she fell down.

  5. Debbie Wasserman Schultz:

    Let's say you're diagnosed in your 20s or your 30s, and in some cases even your early 40s, and you've not yet had children, but you've learned that you have breast cancer. How are you going to deal with preserving your fertility and also going through chemo? How do you deal with dating issues?

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