Dating
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. [1913 Webster]

2. To note or fix the time of, as of an event; to give the date of; as, to date the building of the pyramids. [1913 Webster]

Note: We may say dated at or from a place. [1913 Webster]

The letter is dated at Philadephia. --G. T. Curtis. [1913 Webster]

You will be suprised, I don't question, to find among your correspondencies in foreign parts, a letter dated from Blois. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

In the countries of his jornal seems to have been written; parts of it are dated from them. --M. Arnold. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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