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date1

 
 
pronunciation:
deIt
parts of speech:
noun, verb
phrases:
out of date
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a particular day or point in time.
What is today's date?
 
similar words:
day, time
definition 2: an appointment to meet for a social event.
We made a date to have dinner.
similar words:
appointment, engagement, meeting, rendezvous
phrase: out of date
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: dates, dating, dated
definition 1: to write or print the date on.
Date your paper on the top line before you turn it in.
definition 2: to find out the date of.
The scientists tried to date the ancient pottery they dug up.
definition 3: to meet with socially at particular times.
How long have you been dating her?
similar words:
court, escort, see
definition 4: to be of a particular time.
These toy soldiers date from the 1950s.
similar words:
belong to, come from, originate
derivations: datable (dateable) (adj.), dater (n.)