1. the specified day of the month
- what is the date today?
2. a participant in a date
- his date never stopped talking
Similar word(s): escort
3. a meeting arranged in advance
- she asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date
4. the present
- they are up to date
- we haven't heard from them to date
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
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
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
3. assign a date to; determine the (probable) date of
- Scientists often cannot date precisely archeological or prehistorical findings
4. date regularly; have a steady relationship with
Similar word(s): see
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
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.