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dating

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

the series of social engagements shared by a couple looking to get married
  • their dating had been going on for so long that she was starting to wonder if she'd ever take that trip down the aisle

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dating

verb
present participle of date

Synonyms of dating (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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“Dating.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dating. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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