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Word Press: Date

date dāt/

As a NOUN:
1. The day of the month or year as specified by a number. “What’s the date today?”
synonyms: day, day of the month, occasion, time; More

2. A social or romantic appointment or engagement. “A college student on a date with someone he met in class.”
synonyms: appointment, meeting, engagement, rendezvous, assignation; commitment
“a lunch date”

3. The person with whom one is going to a social gathering. “Would you be my date to the prom?”

4. The oblong edible fruit of a palm (Phoenix dactylifera).

5. The tall palm with pinnate leaves that yields the date fruit.

 

As a VERB:

  1. Establish or ascertain the date of (an object or event).
    “They date the paintings to 1460–70”
    synonyms: assign a date to, ascertain the date of, put a date on
    “The sculpture can be dated accurately.”
  2. Indicate or expose as being old-fashioned.
    “Disco—that word alone dates me. So does watching Cheers!”