Associations to the word «Date»


DATE, noun. The fruit of the date palm, Phoenix dactylifera, somewhat in the shape of an olive, containing a soft, sweet pulp and enclosing a hard kernel.
DATE, noun. The date palm.
DATE, noun. That addition to a writing, inscription, coin, etc., which specifies the time (as day, month, and year) when the writing or inscription was given, or executed, or made.
DATE, noun. The point of time at which a transaction or event takes place, or is appointed to take place; a given point of time; epoch; as, the date of a battle. A specific day.
DATE, noun. A point in time
DATE, noun. (rare) Assigned end; conclusion.
DATE, noun. (obsolete) Given or assigned length of life; duration.
DATE, noun. A pre-arranged social meeting.
DATE, noun. One's companion for social activities or occasions.
DATE, noun. A romantic meeting or outing with a lover or potential lover, or the person so met.
DATE, verb. (transitive) To note the time of writing or executing; to express in an instrument the time of its execution.
DATE, verb. (transitive) To note or fix the time of, as of an event; to give the date of.
DATE, verb. (transitive) To determine the age of something.
DATE, verb. (transitive) To take (someone) on a series of dates.
DATE, verb. (transitive) To have a steady relationship with, to be romantically involved with.
DATE, verb. (intransitive) Of a couple, to be in a romantic relationship.
DATE, verb. (intransitive) To become old, especially in such a way as to fall out of fashion, become less appealing or attractive, etc.
DATE, verb. (intransitive) (with from) To have beginning; to begin; to be dated or reckoned.
DATE FISH, noun. A bivalve shell, or its inhabitant, of the genus Pholas, and allied genera.
DATE MUSSEL, noun. Mussels of the genus Lithophaga, medium-sized marine bivalve molluscs in the family Mytilidae.
DATE MUSSELS, noun. Plural of date mussel
DATE NIGHT, noun. A regular opportunity for a couple to go out on a date.
DATE NIGHTS, noun. Plural of date night
DATE OF BIRTH, noun. The date and year something was born.
DATE PALM, noun. A palm tree, Phoenix dactylifera, whose fruit is the date.
DATE PALMS, noun. Plural of date palm
DATE PLUM, noun. The fruit of several species of Diospyros, including the American and Japanese persimmons, and the European lotus (Diospyros lotus)
DATE RAPE, noun. Rape committed by an acquaintance of the victim while out on a date.
DATE RAPE, noun. Rape committed after a perpetrator first secretly administers a sedative or memory-inhibiting drug (a date rape drug) to a victim under the cover of a social setting.
DATE RAPE DRUG, noun. A drug with sedative, hypnotic, dissociative, and/or amnesiac effects which is used to assist in the commission of a sexual assault (date rape).
DATE RAPE DRUG, noun. In particular, the drug flunitrazepam ("roofies").
DATE RAPE DRUGS, noun. Plural of date rape drug
DATE RAPES, noun. Plural of date rape
DATE RAPIST, noun. A person that commits date rape, typically male perpetrator that commits a form of sexual assault or coercion upon an new acquaintance during what is usually a first date, either by force or with the assistance of a date rape drug
DATE RAPISTS, noun. Plural of date rapist
DATE SHELL, noun. A bivalve shell, or its inhabitant, of the genus Pholas, and allied genera.
DATE TREE, noun. A palm tree, Phoenix dactylifera, whose fruit is the date.
DATE WITH DESTINY, noun. (idiomatic) An inevitable future event or encounter, especially one which is likely to be momentous.

Dictionary definition

DATE, noun. The specified day of the month; "what is the date today?".
DATE, noun. A participant in a date; "his date never stopped talking".
DATE, noun. A meeting arranged in advance; "she asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date".
DATE, noun. A particular but unspecified point in time; "they hoped to get together at an early date".
DATE, noun. The present; "they are up to date"; "we haven't heard from them to date".
DATE, noun. The particular day, month, or year (usually according to the Gregorian calendar) that an event occurred; "he tried to memorizes all the dates for his history class".
DATE, noun. A particular day specified as the time something happens; "the date of the election is set by law".
DATE, noun. Sweet edible fruit of the date palm with a single long woody seed.
DATE, verb. Go on a date with; "Tonight she is dating a former high school sweetheart".
DATE, verb. Stamp with a date; "The package is dated November 24".
DATE, verb. Assign a date to; determine the (probable) date of; "Scientists often cannot date precisely archeological or prehistorical findings".
DATE, verb. Date regularly; have a steady relationship with; "Did you know that she is seeing an older man?"; "He is dating his former wife again!".
DATE, verb. Provide with a dateline; mark with a date; "She wrote the letter on Monday but she dated it Saturday so as not to reveal that she procrastinated".

Wise words

Actions speak louder than words.
Ancient Proverb