: extending up to the present time : including the latest information
up-to-date maps
: abreast of the times : modern
up-to-date methods
up-to-dately adverb
up-to-dateness noun

Examples of up-to-date in a Sentence

demanded the most up-to-date computer system available I'm afraid that I'm not up-to-date on that issue
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Word History

First Known Use

1887, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of up-to-date was in 1887

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Cite this Entry

“Up-to-date.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/up-to-date. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition


: coming up to the present time
up-to-date maps
: knowing, being, or making use of what is new or modern
up-to-date methods
up-to-dateness noun

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