- (countable) A date is a particular day in a month or year.
- "What's the date on Friday?" "Uh, the 17th, I think."
- Charles suggested they get together at a later date to sort it out.
- The last date for orders is 25 October 1991.
- Please write your birth date here.
- (countable) A date is an agreement to meet on particular day at a particular time.
- Can we set a date for the next meeting? How about June 21st?
- (countable) A date is a time when you go out with a romantic partner.
- I've got a date with Michael tonight. We're going to that new restaurant."
- (countable) You date is the person you are meeting romantically.
- Who's your date for the dance?
- If you say that something is true to date, you mean in the past until the present.
- To date, we've had no problems with the new computers.
- (countable) A date is a sweet fruit that grows on date palm trees and is often dried.
- (transitive) If you date something, you write the date on it.
- You need to date this form at the top, here.
- The letter was dated Jan 8, 1969.
- (transitive) If you date something, you find out how old it is, especially something very old.
- We have not been successful in dating the painting, though we believe it is from the 17th century.
- Scientists have dated it to about 2 million years ago.
- (intransitive) If something dates, it goes out of style and looks old fashioned.
- Unfortunately, this jacket has dated rather more quickly than I had hoped.
- (intransitive) If something dates from a particular time, it first existed at that time.
- The earliest electronic computers date from the mid-20th century (around 1940 - 1945).
- (transitive) If you date someone, you have a romantic relationship with them.
- They dated for almost a year in high school.