Meaning of DATE in English

I. noun see: dactyl Date: 14th century the oblong edible fruit of a palm ( Phoenix dactylifera ), the tall palm with pinnate leaves that yields the ~, II. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin data, from data (as in data Romae given at Rome), feminine of Latin datus, past participle of dare to give; akin to Latin dos gift, dowry, Greek didonai to give Date: 14th century 1. the time at which an event occurs , a statement of the time of execution or making , duration , the period of time to which something belongs, 4. an appointment to meet at a specified time, a person with whom one has a usually romantic ~, an engagement for a professional performance (as of a dance band), III. verb (~d; dating) Date: 15th century transitive verb to determine the ~ of , to record the ~ of ; mark with the ~, 3. to mark with characteristics typical of a particular period, to show up plainly the age of, to make or have a ~ with, intransitive verb to reckon chronologically, originate , to become ~d, to go out on usually romantic ~s, datable also ~able adjective ~r noun

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