- (of persons, buildings, etc.) keeping up with the times, as in outlook, information, ideas, appearance, or style.
- in accordance with the latest or newest ideas, standards, techniques, styles, etc.; modern.
- extending to the present time; current; including the latest information or facts: an up-to-date report.
Origin of up-to-date
Examples from the Web for up-to-dateness
Historical Examples of up-to-dateness
This is a pity, for it is delightful, or was, before all this up-to-dateness came.Rambles on the Riviera
May I check the up-to-dateness of your ship's equipment, please?Waste Not, Want
I didn't flatter myself either that this was because of my superior frankness or up-to-dateness.One Way Out
Everyone who knows you, Mr. De Gex, is well aware of your up-to-dateness, and your great generosity.The Stretton Street Affair
William Le Queux
In other respects the Hôtel de la Poste was a marvel of up-to-dateness.The Automobilist Abroad
M. F. (Milburg Francisco) Mansfield
- modern, current, or fashionablean up-to-date magazine
- (predicative)the magazine is up to date
1868, "right to the present time," from phrase up to date, probably originally from bookkeeping. Meaning "having the latest facts" is recorded from 1889; that of "having current styles and tastes" is from 1891.