HyperDic: date

English > 12 senses of the word date:
NOUNtimedate, day of the montha particular but unspecified point in time
person date, escorta participant in a date
groupdate, appointment, engagementa meeting arranged in advance
timedatethe present
timedatethe particular day, month, or year (usually according to the Gregorian calendar) that an event occurred
timedatea particular day specified as the time something happens / happens
fooddatesweet edible fruit of the date palm with a single long woody seed
VERBsocialdatego on a date with
cognitiondate, date stampstamp with a date / date
cognitiondateassign a date / date / date to
socialdate, go steady, go out, seedate regularly
cognitiondateprovide with a dateline
date > pronunciation
Soundsdey't
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > date: 12 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningA particular but unspecified point in time.
Example"they hoped to get together at an early date"
Synonymday of the month
InstancesD-day, 6 June 1944Date of the Allied landing in France, World War II
Narrowerbirthday, natal dayThe date on which a person was born
maturity, maturity date, due dateThe date on which an obligation must be repaid
Broaderday, twenty-four hours, twenty-four hour period, 24-hour interval, solar day, mean solar dayTime for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
Spanishfecha
Catalandata
Verbsdateassign a date / date / date to
dateprovide with a dateline
datestamp with a date / date
English > date: 12 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA participant in a date.
Example"his date never stopped talking"
Synonymescort
Member ofdate, appointment, engagementA meeting arranged in advance
Narrowerblind dateA participant in a blind date (someone you meet / meet for the first time when you have a date with them)
Broadercompanion, comrade, fellow, familiar, associateA friend who is frequently in the company of another
Spanishacompañante, cita, escolta
Catalancita
Verbsdatego on a date with
datedate regularly
English > date: 12 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningA meeting arranged in advance.
Example"she asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date"
Synonymsappointment, engagement
Membersdate, escortA participant in a date
Narrowerblind dateA date with a stranger
double dateA date in which two couples participate
tryst, rendezvousA date
Broadermeeting, get togetherA small informal social gathering
Spanishcita, compromiso, esponsales, hora
Catalancita, compromís, consulta
Verbsdatego on a date with
datedate regularly
English > date: 12 senses > noun 4, time
MeaningThe present.
Examples
  • "they are up to date"
  • "we haven't heard from them to date"
Broaderpresent, nowadaysThe period of time that is happening now
Spanishal día
English > date: 12 senses > noun 5, time
MeaningThe particular day, month, or year (usually according to the Gregorian calendar) that an event occurred.
Example"he tried to memorizes all the dates for his history class"
Narrowerepoch, date of reference(astronomy) an arbitrarily fixed date that is the point in time relative to which information (as coordinates of a celestial body) is recorded
Broadercalendar day, civil dayA day reckoned from midnight to midnight
calendar month, monthOne of the twelve divisions of the calendar year
calendar year, civil yearThe year (reckoned from January 1 to December 31) according to Gregorian calendar
Spanishfecha
Catalandata
Verbsdateassign a date / date / date to
English > date: 12 senses > noun 6, time
MeaningA particular day specified as the time something happens / happens.
Example"the date of the election is set by law"
Narrowerfuture dateA particular day in the future that is specified as the time something will happen
rain dateAn alternative date set for some outdoor event in case it rains on the appointed date
sell-by dateA date stamped on perishable produce indicating the date by which it should be sold
Broaderday, twenty-four hours, twenty-four hour period, 24-hour interval, solar day, mean solar dayTime for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
Spanishdata
Catalandata
Verbsdateassign a date / date / date to
dateprovide with a dateline
datestamp with a date / date
English > date: 12 senses > noun 7, food
MeaningSweet edible fruit of the date palm with a single long woody seed.
Part ofdate palm, Phoenix dactyliferatall tropical feather palm tree native to Syria bearing sweet edible fruit
Broaderedible fruitedible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
Spanishdátil
Catalandàtil
English > date: 12 senses > verb 1, social
Meaninggo on a date with.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Narrowerdouble-datego out on a date with a partner and another couple
Broadergo outLeave the house to go somewhere
Similar togo steady, go out, date, seedate regularly
Spanishsalir con, salir, tener una cita
Catalanestar promès, sortir
Nounsdatea meeting arranged in advance
datea participant in a date
English > date: 12 senses > verb 2, cognition
MeaningStamp with a date / date.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The package is dated November 24"
Synonymdate stamp
BroaderdateProvide with a dateline
stampTo mark, or produce an imprint in or on something
Spanishdatar, fechar
Catalandatar
Nounsdatea particular but unspecified point in time
datea particular day specified as the time something happens / happens
English > date: 12 senses > verb 3, cognition
MeaningAssign a date / date / date to; determine the (probable) date of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Scientists often cannot date precisely archeological or prehistorical findings"
Narrowerchronologize, chronologiseEstablish the order in time of something
misdateAssign the wrong date / date to
Broaderdetermine, setFix conclusively or authoritatively
Spanishdatar, fechar
Catalandatar
Nounsdatea particular but unspecified point in time
datethe particular day, month, or year (usually according to the Gregorian calendar) that an event occurred
datea particular day specified as the time something happens / happens
datinguse of chemical analysis to estimate / estimate the age of geological specimens
English > date: 12 senses > verb 4, social
Meaningdate regularly; have a steady relationship with.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot date Sue; Sam and Sue date
Synonymsgo steady, go out, see
Broaderconsort, associate, affiliate, assortkeep company with
Similar todatego on a date with
Spanishsalir
Catalanestar promès, sortir
Nounsdatea meeting arranged in advance
datea participant in a date
English > date: 12 senses > verb 5, cognition
MeaningProvide with a dateline; mark with a date / date.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"She wrote the letter on Monday but she dated it Saturday so as not to reveal that she procrastinated"
Narrowerdate, date stampStamp with a date / date
dateline, datemark, date-markmark with a date / date and place
Broadersupply, provide, render, furnishGive something useful or necessary to
Spanishdatar, fechar
Catalandatar
Nounsdatea particular but unspecified point in time
datea particular day specified as the time something happens / happens

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