(noun, verb)


1. the specified day of the month

- what is the date today?

Definition categories: time, day

2. a participant in a date

- his date never stopped talking

Similar word(s): escort

Definition categories: person, associate, companion, comrade, familiar, fellow

3. a meeting arranged in advance

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

Similar word(s): appointment, engagement

Definition categories: group, meeting

4. the present

- they are up to date

- we haven't heard from them to date

Definition categories: time, nowadays, present

5. 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

Definition categories: time, month

6. a particular day specified as the time something happens

- the date of the election is set by law

- we hope to get together at an early date

- Mother's Day is always on the same date

Definition categories: time, day

7. sweet edible fruit of the date palm with a single long woody seed

Definition categories: food

Sentences with date as a noun:

- We made a nice cake from dates.

- There were a few dates planted around the house.

- the date of a letter, of a will, of a deed, of a coin, etc.

- US date

- the date for pleading

- You may need that at a later date.

- I arranged a date with my Australian business partners.

- I brought Melinda to the wedding as my date.

- We really hit it off on the first date, so we decided to meet the week after.

- We slept together on the first date.

- The cinema is a popular place to take someone on a date.


1. go on a date with

Definition categories: social

2. stamp with a date

- The package is dated November 24

Definition categories: cognition, date, stamp

3. assign a date to; determine the (probable) date of

- Scientists often cannot date precisely archeological or prehistorical findings

Definition categories: cognition, determine, set

4. date regularly; have a steady relationship with

Similar word(s): see

Definition categories: social, affiliate, associate, assort, consort

5. 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

Definition categories: cognition, furnish, provide, render, supply

Sentences with date as a verb:

- to date a letter, a bond, a deed, or a charter

- to date the building of the pyramids

- This show hasn't dated well.