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dates

noun
plural of date

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 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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2 the period during which something exists, lasts, or is in progress
  • the embarrassingly short date of most of his romances

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dates

verb
present tense third-person singular of date

Synonyms of dates (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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2 to go on dates that may eventually lead to marriage
  • we dated for two years before we got engaged

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“Dates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dates. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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