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English noun: date

1. date (time) the specified day of the month


SamplesWhat is the date today?.


Synonymsday of the month


Broader (hypernym)24-hour interval, day, mean solar day, solar day, twenty-four hour period, twenty-four hours


Narrower (hyponym)birthday, due date, maturity, maturity date, natal day


Instance hyponym6 June 1944, D-day

2. date (person) a participant in a date


SamplesHis date never stopped talking.


Synonymsescort


Broader (hypernym)associate, companion, comrade, familiar, fellow


Narrower (hyponym)blind date


Member meronymappointment, date, engagement

3. date (group) a meeting arranged in advance


SamplesShe asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date.


Synonymsappointment, engagement


Broader (hypernym)get together, meeting


Narrower (hyponym)blind date, double date, rendezvous, tryst


Member holonymdate, escort

4. date (time) a particular but unspecified point in time


SamplesThey hoped to get together at an early date.


Synonymsparticular date


Broader (hypernym)point, point in time

5. date (time) the present


SamplesThey are up to date.
We haven't heard from them to date.


Broader (hypernym)nowadays, present

6. date (time) the particular day, month, or year (usually according to the Gregorian calendar) that an event occurred


SamplesHe tried to memorizes all the dates for his history class.


Broader (hypernym)calendar day, calendar month, calendar year, civil day, civil year, month


Narrower (hyponym)date of reference, epoch

7. date (time) a particular day specified as the time something happens


SamplesThe date of the election is set by law.


Broader (hypernym)24-hour interval, day, mean solar day, solar day, twenty-four hour period, twenty-four hours


Narrower (hyponym)future date, rain date, sell-by date

8. date (food) sweet edible fruit of the date palm with a single long woody seed


Broader (hypernym)edible fruit


Part meronymdate palm, Phoenix dactylifera


English verb: date

1. date (social) go on a date with


SamplesTonight she is dating a former high school sweetheart.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)go out


Narrower (hyponym)double-date


Verb groupdate, go out, go steady, see

2. date (cognition) stamp with a date


SamplesThe package is dated November 24.


Synonymsdate stamp


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)date, stamp

3. date (cognition) assign a date to; determine the (probable) date of


SamplesScientists often cannot date precisely archeological or prehistorical findings.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)determine, set


Narrower (hyponym)chronologise, chronologize, misdate

4. date (social) date regularly; have a steady relationship with


SamplesDid you know that she is seeing an older man?.
He is dating his former wife again!.


ExamplesSam and Sue date, Sam cannot date Sue


Synonymsgo out, go steady, see


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)affiliate, associate, assort, consort


Verb groupdate

5. date (cognition) provide with a dateline; mark with a date


SamplesShe wrote the letter on Monday but she dated it Saturday so as not to reveal that she procrastinated.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)furnish, provide, render, supply


Narrower (hyponym)date, date stamp, date-mark, dateline, datemark









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