1. [ noun ] the specified day of the month
Synonyms: day_of_the_month

"what is the date today?"

Related terms: day maturity birthday D-day
2. [ noun ] a particular day specified as the time something will happen

"the date of the election is set by law"

Related terms: day sell-by_date rain_date
3. [ noun ] a meeting arranged in advance
Synonyms: engagement appointment

"she asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date"

Related terms: meeting tryst blind_date double_date go_steady
4. [ noun ] a particular but unspecified point in time

"they hoped to get together at an early date"

Related terms: point
5. [ noun ] the present

"they are up to date" "we haven't heard from them to date"

Related terms: present
6. [ noun ] a participant in a date
Synonyms: escort

"his date never stopped talking"

Related terms: companion blind_date
7. [ noun ] the particular day, month, or year (usually according to the Gregorian calendar) that an event occurred

"he tried to memorizes all the dates for his history class"

Related terms: calendar_month calendar_year calendar_day BC epoch AD
8. [ noun ] (chemistry,botany,food) sweet edible fruit of the date palm with a single long woody seed
Related terms: edible_fruit date_palm
9. [ verb ] stamp with a date, as of a postmark
Synonyms: date_stamp

"The package is dated November 24"

Related terms: stamp
10. [ verb ] assign a date to; determine the (probable) date of

"Scientists often cannot date precisely archeological or prehistorical findings"

Related terms: determine chronologize misdate dating
11. [ verb ] go on a date with

"Tonight she is dating a former high school sweetheart"

Related terms: go_out double-date go_steady
12. [ verb ] date regularly; have a steady relationship with
Synonyms: go_out see go_steady

"Did you know that she is seeing an older man?" "He is dating his former wife again!"

Related terms: consort
13. [ verb ] provide with a dateline; mark with a date

"She wrote the letter on Monday but she dated it Saturday so as not to reveal that she procrastinated"

Related terms: supply dateline
Similar spelling:   DAT