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plural of date
1
as in rendezvous
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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Relevance
2
as in durations
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

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verb

present tense third-person singular of date
1
as in accompanies
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
as in attends
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 13 Jun. 2024.

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