What is the meaning of date?


  • The specified day of the month.
    • usage: "what is the date today"
  • A participant in a date.
    • usage: "his date never stopped talking"
  • A meeting arranged in advance.
    • usage: "she asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date"
  • A particular but unspecified point in time.
    • usage: "they hoped to get together at an early date"
  • The present.
    • usage: "they are up to date"; "we haven't heard from them to date"
  • The particular day, month, or year (usually according to the Gregorian calendar) that an event occurred.
    • usage: "he tried to memorizes all the dates for his history class"
  • A particular day specified as the time something happens.
    • usage: "the date of the election is set by law"
  • Sweet edible fruit of the date palm with a single long woody seed.


  • Go on a date with.
    • usage: "Tonight she is dating a former high school sweetheart"
  • Stamp with a date.
    • usage: "The package is dated November 24"
  • Assign a date to; determine the (probable) date of.
    • usage: "Scientists often cannot date precisely archeological or prehistorical findings"
  • Date regularly; have a steady relationship with.
    • usage: "Did you know that she is seeing an older man"; "He is dating his former wife again"
  • Provide with a dateline; mark with a date.
    • usage: "She wrote the letter on Monday but she dated it Saturday so as not to reveal that she procrastinated"
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