1
: extending up to the present time : including the latest information
up-to-date maps
2
: abreast of the times : modern
up-to-date methods
up-to-dately adverb
up-to-dateness noun

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

Dictionary Entries Near up-to-date

Cite this Entry

“Up-to-date.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/up-to-date. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

up-to-date

adjective

1
: coming up to the present time
up-to-date maps
2
: knowing, being, or making use of what is new or modern
up-to-date methods
up-to-dateness noun

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