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1 date /ˈdeɪt/ noun
plural dates
1 date
/ˈdeɪt/
noun
plural dates
Learner's definition of DATE
[count]
: a particular day of a month or year
see also due date, out-of-date, up-to-date
: writing that shows when something was done or made
: an agreement to meet someone at a particular time or on a particular day
: an occasion when two people who have or might have a romantic relationship do an activity together
see also blind date, double date
chiefly US : a person you have a date with

to date

: up to now : until the present time

up to date

used to say that something or someone has or does not have the newest information usually used with bring or keep
used to say that something is or is not modern or new usually used with bring or keep
see also up-to-date
compare 3date

— dateless

/ˈdeɪtləs/ adjective
2 date /ˈdeɪt/ verb
dates; dated; dating
2 date
/ˈdeɪt/
verb
dates; dated; dating
Learner's definition of DATE
chiefly US : to do an activity with someone you have or might have a romantic relationship with : to go on a date or several dates with (someone)
[+ object]
[no object]
see also double-date
[+ object] : to write the date on (something)
see also antedate, backdate, postdate, predate
[+ object] : to show or find out when (something) was made or produced
see also carbon dating, radiocarbon dating
[+ object] : to show or prove that (someone or something) is old or from a long time ago : to make (someone or something) seem old-fashioned or out-of-date
[no object] : to begin to exist : to appear for the first time

— datable

also dateable /ˈdeɪtəbəl/ adjective
3 date /ˈdeɪt/ noun
plural dates
3 date
/ˈdeɪt/
noun
plural dates
Learner's definition of DATE
[count]
: a small, sweet, brown fruit from a kind of palm tree
compare 1date
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