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as in appointment
an agreement to be present at a specified time and place I have a date to meet my financial consultant at seven o'clock

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as in duration
the period during which something exists, lasts, or is in progress the embarrassingly short date of most of his romances

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as in to accompany
to go on a social engagement with I don't want to date him—I'd rather just be friends

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as in to attend
to go on dates that may eventually lead to marriage we dated for two years before we got engaged

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“Date.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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