Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Time stated in terms of the day, month, and year.
  • n. A statement of calendar time, as on a document.
  • n. A specified day of a month.
  • n. A particular point or period of time at which something happened or existed, or is expected to happen.
  • n. The years of someone's birth and death: Beethoven's dates were 1770 to 1827.
  • n. The time during which something lasts; duration.
  • n. The time or historical period to which something belongs: artifacts of a later date.
  • n. An appointment: a luncheon date with a client; a date with destiny. See Synonyms at engagement.
  • n. An engagement to go out socially with another person, often out of romantic interest.
  • n. One's companion on such an outing.
  • n. An engagement for a performance: has four singing dates this month.
  • transitive v. To mark or supply with a date: date a letter.
  • transitive v. To determine the date of: date a fossil.
  • transitive v. To betray the age of: Pictures of old cars date the book.
  • transitive v. To go on a date or dates with.
  • intransitive v. To have origin in a particular time in the past: This statue dates from 500 B.C.
  • intransitive v. To become old-fashioned.
  • intransitive v. To go on dates.
  • idiom out of date No longer in style; old-fashioned: clothes that went out of date last year.
  • idiom to date Until now: To date, only half of those invited have responded.
  • idiom up to date In or into accordance with current information, styles, or technology: brought me up to date on the project's status.
  • n. The sweet, edible, oblong or oval fruit of the date palm, containing a narrow, hard seed.
  • n. A date palm.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The fruit of the date palm. This sweet fruit is somewhat in the shape of an olive, containing a soft pulp and enclosing a hard kernel.
  • n. The date palm itself.
  • n. That addition to a writing, inscription, coin, etc., which specifies the time (as day, month, and year) when the writing or inscription was given, or executed, or made.
  • n. The point of time at which a transaction or event takes place, or is appointed to take place; a given point of time; epoch; as, the date of a battle. A specific day.
  • n. A point in time
  • n. Assigned end; conclusion.
  • n. Given or assigned length of life; duration.
  • n. A pre-arranged social meeting.
  • n. A companion when one is partaking in a social occasion.
  • n. A meeting with a lover or potential lover, or the person so met.
  • v. To note the time of writing or executing; to express in an instrument the time of its execution.
  • v. To note or fix the time of, as of an event; to give the date of.
  • v. To determine the age of something.
  • v. To take (someone) on a series of dates.
  • v. to have a steady relationship with, to be romantically involved with
  • v. of a couple, to be in a romantic relationship
  • v. To become old, especially in such a way as to fall out of fashion, become less appealing or attractive, etc.
  • v. To have beginning; to begin; to be dated or reckoned.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The fruit of the date palm; also, the date palm itself.
  • n. That addition to a writing, inscription, coin, etc., which specifies the time (as day, month, and year) when the writing or inscription was given, or executed, or made. etc.
  • n. The point of time at which a transaction or event takes place, or is appointed to take place; a given point of time; epoch.
  • n. Assigned end; conclusion.
  • n. Given or assigned length of life; dyration.
  • intransitive v. To have beginning; to begin; to be dated or reckoned; -- with from.
  • transitive v. To note the time of writing or executing; to express in an instrument the time of its execution.
  • transitive v. To note or fix the time of, as of an event; to give the date of.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To mark with a date, as a letter or other writing. See date, n.
  • To note or fix the time of, as of an event or transaction; assign a date or time of occurrence to: as, to date an event in ancient history.
  • To have a date: as, the letter dates from Rome. See I.
  • To have beginning; derive origin.
  • To use a date in reckoning; reckon from some point in time.
  • n. That part of a writing or an inscription which purports to specify the time when, and usually the place where, it was executed.
  • n. The time, with more or less particularity, when some event has happened or is to happen: as, the date of a battle; the dates of birth and death on a monument; the date of Easter varies from year to year, or is variable.
  • n. Point or period of time in general: as, at that early date.
  • n. A season or allotted period of time.
  • n. Age; number of years.
  • n. Duration; continuance.
  • n. End; conclusion.
  • n. A day-book, journal, or diary.
  • n. For secret meetings, especially for an immoral purpose; make assignations.
  • n. A grant; concession; gift.
  • n. The fruit of the date-palm, Phœnix dactylifera, used extensively as an article of food by the natives of northern Africa and of some countries of Asia.
  • n. An occasional name in California of the fanleaf palm, Neowashingtonia filamentosa.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a meeting arranged in advance
  • n. a particular but unspecified point in time
  • v. go on a date with
  • n. a participant in a date
  • v. assign a date to; determine the (probable) date of
  • n. the particular day, month, or year (usually according to the Gregorian calendar) that an event occurred
  • v. stamp with a date
  • n. the present
  • n. a particular day specified as the time something happens
  • n. sweet edible fruit of the date palm with a single long woody seed
  • n. the specified day of the month
  • v. date regularly; have a steady relationship with
  • v. provide with a dateline; mark with a date

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Middle English, from Old French, from Medieval Latin data, from Latin data (Romae), issued (at Rome) (on a certain day), feminine past participle of dare, to give; see dō- in Indo-European roots.
Middle English, from Old French, from Old Provençal datil, from Latin dactylus, from Greek daktulos, finger, date (from its shape).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From French datte, from Latin dactylus, from Ancient Greek δάκτυλος (daktulos, "finger") (from the resemblance of the date to a human finger), probably from a Semitic source such as Arabic دقل (dáqal, "variety of date palm") or Hebrew דֶּקֶל (deqel, "date palm").

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From French date, Late Latin data, from Latin datus ("given"), past participle of dare ("to give"); akin to Greek, Old Slavonic dati, Sanskrit . Compare datum, dose, Dato, and Die.

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