Meaning of DATE in English
( n. )
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.
Webster's Revised Unabridged English Dictionary. Пересмотренный полный словарь английского языка Webster. 2012