verb (used without object), dat·ed, dat·ing.
verb (used with object), dat·ed, dat·ing.
- dataflow architecture,
- date boil,
- date line, international,
- date mussel,
- date night,
- date of record
Origin of date1
Examples from the Web for dating
“I think for trans men who are dating every time they hook up they have another coming out,” Sandler said.
It was hard not to take it as a sign, a personal comment on my own Jewish dating failings.
JSwipe is neither the first nor the most recent Jewish dating app.
And yet we keep devouring the ever-increasing array of Jewish dating apps and sites and Facebook groups--why?
For all that we may wish it to be, “dating” simply is not the dominant romantic culture here.Random Hook-Ups or Dry Spells: Why Millennials Flunk College Dating|Ellie Schaack|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The Ktaadn paper can be put in the guise of letters, if it runs best so; dating each part on the day it describes.The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, Volume VI, Familiar Letters|Henry David Thoreau
The glass of the upper portion is ancient, dating from the reign of Richard II.The Cathedrals of Great Britain|P. H. Ditchfield
And as for the mistakes they will make in the labelling and dating, it's a sin and a shame to think on't.Patsy|S. R. Crockett
The church of Notre Dame, dating from the 13th century, stands immediately under the citadel and flanking the bridge.
The work camp is much the older, dating back to the building of railroads and the opening of lumber districts.Our Schools in War Time—and After|Arthur Davis Dean
- an appointment for a particular time, esp with a person to whom one is sexually or romantically attachedshe has a dinner date
- the person with whom the appointment is made
- to be a boyfriend or girlfriend of (someone of the opposite sex)
- to accompany (a member of the opposite sex) on a date
Word Origin for date
Word Origin for date
"liaison," 1885, gradually evolving from date (n.1) in its general sense of "appointment;" romantic sense by 1890s. Meaning "person one has a date with" is from 1925.
"have a romantic liaison;" 1902, from date (n.3). Related: Dated; dating.
"to mark (a document) with the date," late 14c., from date (n.1). Meaning "to assign to or indicate a date" (of an event) is from c.1400. Meaning "to mark as old-fashioned" is from 1895. Related: Dated; dating.
"time," early 14c., from Old French date (13c.) "date, day; time," from Medieval Latin data, noun use of fem. singular of Latin datus "given," past participle of dare "to give, grant, offer," from PIE root *do- "to give" (cf. Sanskrit dadati "gives," danam "offering, present;" Old Persian dadatuv "let him give," Old Church Slavonic dati "give," dani "tribute;" Latin donum "gift;" Greek didomi, didonai, "to give, offer," doron "gift;" Lithuanian duonis "gift," Old Irish dan "gift, endowment, talent," Welsh dawn "gift").
The Roman convention of closing every article of correspondence by writing "given" and the day and month -- meaning perhaps "given to messenger" -- led to data becoming a term for "the time (and place) stated." (a Roman letter would include something along the lines of datum Romae pridie Kalendas Maias -- "given at Rome on the last day of April."
the fruit, late 13c., from Old French date, from Old Provençal datil, from Latin dactylus, from Greek daktylos "date," originally "finger, toe;" so called because of fancied resemblance between oblong fruit of the date palm and human digits. Possibly from a Semitic source (cf. Hebrew deqel, Aramaic diqla, Arabic daqal "date palm") and assimilated to the Greek word for "finger."
In addition to the idiom beginning with date
- date rape
- bring up to date
- double date
- make a date
- out of date
- to date
- up to date