There are 2 translations of date in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /deɪt/


  • 1 countable/numerable (of appointment, battle) fecha (feminine) what date is she arriving (on)? ¿en qué fecha llega? what's today's date?, what's the date today? ¿a qué fecha estamos? at a later date más tarde, en una fecha posterior closing date fecha (feminine) límite, fecha (feminine) tope what are his dates? (of birth and death) ¿en qué fechas nació y murió? to set o fix a date for sth fijar la fecha para algo to date hasta la fecha, hasta el momento see alsoout-of-date, up-to-date
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    • The ABC were never in fact supporting the concert, but merely recording it, in order to broadcast the event at a later date.
    • In previous years the annual awards were held in conjunction with the exhibition but this year they will form a separate event at a later date.
    • Brunswick omits any reference to the date of the event so that it's unclear his story is not exactly hot news.
  • 2 uncountable/no numerable (period of time) [formal] a coin of Roman date una moneda de la época romana a friendship of recent date una amistad reciente
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    • The gunports in the south and east walls of the structure adjoining the later gatehouse suggest a late fifteen century date.
  • 3 countable/numerable [colloquial/familiar] 3.1 (appointment) cita (feminine) Greg has a date with Ana on Sunday Greg sale con Ana el domingo she had a dinner date that evening (especially American English/especialmente inglés norteamericano) la habían invitado a cenar esa noche 3.2 (person) (especially American English/especialmente inglés norteamericano) he's my regular date estoy saliendo con él
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    • ‘I make it my business to know with whom my dates associate,’ he said.
    • Chad had a girlfriend at the time, but his friend, Kristin, told him he could bring his girlfriend, along with any of his male friends, for whom she would find dates.
    • She found it strange how all they had to worry about was who got a date with whom and where they were going on Friday night.
    3.3 (booking) he's playing three dates in London this month va a actuar tres veces en Londres este mes
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    • His current tour includes dates at big venues such as The Royal Philharmonic Liverpool and The Waterfront, Belfast.
    • Kylie Minogue is splashing out on a lavish hotel suite during her London tour dates - despite living less than a mile away..
    • As a long-time admirer of Shed Seven's music, I was invited to spend the day with the York band on the final date of their sell-out tour.
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    • I hear that you're going on a date with your hot step brother and we can discuss every little thing that happened.
    • A few days after that Julie came up to me and told me she had gone on a date with him and that it was the most romantic night of her life.
    • It took a couple more chance meetings before he actually asked me on a date, but he did and that was 7 years ago.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1 1.1 (mark with date) [letter/check] fechar the letter was dated April 13 la carta estaba fechada el 13 de Abril or tenía fecha del 13 de abril 1.2 (give date to) [remains/pottery/fossil] datar, determinar la antigüedad de
  • 2 (betray age) [colloquial/familiar] remembering that song really dates you el que recuerdes esa canción demuestra tu edad
  • 3 (go out with) (especially American English/especialmente inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], salir* con [colloquial/familiar] who's she dating now? ¿con quién sale ahora?

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1 (originate in) datar it dates from the 14th century data del siglo XIV his title dates back to the 14th century los orígines de su título se remontan al siglo XIV
  • 2 (become old-fashioned) pasar de moda
  • 3 (go on dates) (especially American English/especialmente inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar] he/she started dating at 14 empezó a salir con chicas/chicos or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) a noviar or (Chile) [colloquial/familiar] a pololear a los 14 años

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