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Definition of Date


  1. The fruit of the date palm; also, the date palm itself.
  2. 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; as, the date of a letter, of a will, of a deed, of a coin. etc.
  3. 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.
  4. Assigned end; conclusion.
  5. Given or assigned length of life; dyration.
  6. To note the time of writing or executing; to express in an instrument the time of its execution; as, to date a letter, a bond, a deed, or a charter.
  7. To note or fix the time of, as of an event; to give the date of; as, to date the building of the pyramids.
  8. To have beginning; to begin; to be dated or reckoned; -- with from.
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Date Translations

date in Afrikaans is datum, dateer, afspraak
date in Danish is datum, daddel
date in Dutch is dadel, dactylus
date in French is date, rendez-vous, datent, datez, datons, datte
date in German is Termin, Zeitangabe, Datum, Zeitpunkt, Datum
date in Italian is data, dattero
date in Latin is balanus
date in Norwegian is daddel, avtale