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date1 US English

The day of the month or year as specified by a number

date2 US English

A sweet, dark brown, oval fruit containing a hard stone, often eaten dried

date US Thesaurus

the only date he has to remember

to date US English

Until now

air date US English

The date on which a recorded program is to be broadcast

Date Line US English

An imaginary north-south line through the Pacific Ocean, adopted in 1884, to the east of which the date is a day earlier than it is to the west. It lies chiefly along the meridian furthest from Greenwich, England (i.e., longitude 180°), with diversions to pass around some island groups

date rape US English

Rape committed by someone with whom the victim has gone on a date

due date US English

The date on which something falls due, especially the payment of a bill or the expected birth of a baby

open date US English

A future date for which no event has yet been arranged

play date US English

A date and time set by parents for children to play together

rain date US English

An alternative date for an event in case of inclement weather

date rape New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(two words, hyphen as verb)

blind date US English

A social engagement or date with a person one has not previously met

carbon-date US English

Determine the age or date of (organic matter) from the relative proportions of the carbon isotopes carbon-12 and carbon-14 that it contains

date mussel US English

A brown, cigar-shaped bivalve mollusc which bores into limestone and coral

date night US English

A prearranged occasion on which an established couple, especially one with children, go for a night out together

date stamp US English

A stamped mark indicating a date, typically used on food packaging or mailed envelopes

double date US English

A social outing in which two couples participate

sell-by date US English

A date marked on a perishable product indicating the recommended time by which it should be sold

use-by date US English

A date marked on a perishable product, especially a foodstuff, indicating the recommended date by which it should be used or consumed

Chinese date US English

Another term for jujube.

closing date US English

The last date by which something must be submitted for consideration, especially a job application

up to date US English

Incorporating the latest developments and trends

up to date US Thesaurus

up-to-date equipment

of even date US English

Of the same date

out of date US English


valuation date US English

The date on which an asset is officially appraised and priced

to date in date1 US English

Until now

out of date US Thesaurus

this design is out of date

out of date New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(three words, hyphens when attributive)

date-rape drug US English

A drug that causes temporary loss of memory or inhibition, surreptitiously given to someone in order to facilitate rape or sexual abuse

to date in date US Thesaurus

this is all the information we have to date

predate1 US English

Exist or occur at a date earlier than (something)

predate2 US English

(Of an animal) act as a predator of; catch and eat (prey)

backdate US English

Put an earlier date to (a document or agreement) than the actual one

datable US English

Able to be dated to a particular time

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