Examples of out-of-date in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Despite the lack of supplies and out-of-date facilities, some have been impressed, Haaretz reported this week. Adam Taylor, Washington Post, 16 Nov. 2023 Propst thought deeply about effective communication in an office—the various challenges of too much communication, redundant communication, out-of-date communication, insulated communication, and low-grade information. IEEE Spectrum, 21 Oct. 2023 Rising and Restore the Delta — argue that out-of-date water quality standards have led to collapsing fish populations and worsening algae blooms. Ian James, Los Angeles Times, 8 Oct. 2023 Even an out-of-date literary journal would have done the job. Shuang Xuetao, The New Yorker, 2 Oct. 2023 Puri, a former diplomat who served as India’s permanent representative to the United Nations, argues that the project is meant to replace out-of-date buildings with new ones whose technological infrastructure, H.V.A.C. systems, and earthquake-safety features meet international standards. Daniel Brook, The New Yorker, 7 Sep. 2023 Her Queen Olga piece was moot, of course, since the paper had run the out-of-date May 2 account. Richard Byrne, The New Republic, 25 Aug. 2023 An earlier version of this article contained out-of-date information in a photo caption. Jake Zuckerman, cleveland, 2 Aug. 2023 The buildings with the lowest vacancy rates are usually older properties, in less desirable locations and with out-of-date amenities. Steve Brown, Dallas News, 20 July 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1589, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of out-of-date was in 1589

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“Out-of-date.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/out-of-date. Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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