Date
Date Date, v. i. To have beginning; to begin; to be dated or reckoned; -- with from. [1913 Webster]

The Batavian republic dates from the successes of the French arms. --E. Everett. [1913 Webster]


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  • Date — Date, n. [F. date, LL. data, fr. L. datus given, p. p. of dare to give; akin to Gr. ?, OSlaw. dati, Skr. d[=a]. Cf. {Datum}, Dose, {Dato}, {Die}.] 1. That addition to a writing, inscription, coin, etc., which specifies the time (as day, month,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Date — Date, n.[F. datte, L. dactylus, fr. Gr. ?, prob. not the same word as da ktylos finger, but of Semitic origin.] (Bot.) The fruit of the date palm; also, the date palm itself. [1913 Webster] Note: This fruit is somewhat in the shape of an olive,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Date — Date, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dating}.] [Cf. F. dater. See 2d {Date}.] 1. To note the time of writing or executing; to express in an instrument the time of its execution; as, to date a letter, a bond, a deed, or a charter.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • DATE — s. f. Indication du temps et du lieu où une lettre a été écrite, ou un acte a été passé, etc. La date d une lettre, d un contrat, d un arrêt, etc. Mettre la date. Ces deux lettres sont de même date, de la même date. De fraîche date. De nouvelle… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • DATE — n. f. Indication du temps où une lettre a été écrite, où un acte a été passé, etc. La date d’un contrat, d’un arrêt, etc. Mettre la date. Ces deux lettres sont de même date, de la même date. De fraîche date. Il produit une lettre en date de tel… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • Date — For the use of date on Wikipedia, see Wikipedia:Manual of Style (dates and numbers). Date or dates may refer to: Common Calendar date, a day on a calendar Date (metadata), a representation term or class associated with a data element date (Unix) …   Wikipedia

  • date — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, ultimately from Latin dactylus more at dactyl Date: 14th century 1. the oblong edible fruit of a palm (Phoenix dactylifera) 2. the tall palm with pinnate leaves that yields the date II. noun… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • date — See: DOUBLE DATE, TO DATE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • date — See: DOUBLE DATE, TO DATE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Date clan — Date Family name The mon of the Date clan. Meaning Take ni suzume (Sparrows in bamboo) In this Japanese name, the …   Wikipedia

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