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dated

adjective dat·ed

Simple Definition of dated

  • : coming from or belonging to a time in the past : old-fashioned or out-of-date

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of dated

  1. 1 :  provided with a date <a dated document>

  2. 2 :  outmoded, old-fashioned <dated formalities>

datedly

adverb

datedness

noun


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