Synonyms of date
1 dayDictionary • There are two important dates for you to remember.
day • What day are you leaving?
time • I wouldn't change anything if I had my time again.
occasion • It is always an occasion for setting out government policy.
day of the month
2 timeDictionary • An inquest will be held at a later date.
time • The design has remained unchanged since the time of the pharaohs.
stage • the final stage of the tour
period • the Victorian period
3 appointmentDictionary • He had made a date with the girl.
appointment • She has an appointment with her accountant.
meeting • Thirty-seven years after our first meeting I was back in his studio.
arrangement • The caves can be visited only by prior arrangement.
commitment • I've got too many commitments to take on anything more right now.
engagement • He had an engagement at a restaurant in Greek Street at eight.
rendezvous • I had decided to keep my rendezvous with him.
assignation • She had an assignation with her boyfriend.
4 partnerDictionary • She is his date for the dance.
partner • Wanting other friends doesn't mean you don't love your partner.
escort • My sister needed an escort for a company dinner.
friend • I had a long talk with my best friend.
boyfriend • I don't know if she's got a boyfriend or not.
1 put a date on • It is difficult to date the relic.
put a date on
determine the date of
assign a date to
fix the period of
ascertain the age of
2 become dated • It always looks smart and will never date.
show its age
3 go out with • He's been dating her for three months.
go out with • He's been going out with her for six weeks now.
go around with
be romantically involved with
go steady with
step out with (informal)
4 show your age • This is going to date me, but I remember when TV was only in black and white.
show your age
PHRASAL VERB:▷ date from or date back to
PHRASE:▷ to date
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appointmentIf you have an appointment with someone, you have arranged to see them at a particular time, usually in connection with their work or for a serious purpose.
• She has an appointment with her accountant.
arrangementAn arrangement is an agreement that you make with someone to do something.
• The caves can be visited only by prior arrangement.
assignationAn assignation is a secret meeting with someone, especially with a lover.
• She had an assignation with her boyfriend.
Thesaurus for date from the Collins English Thesaurus
a specified day of the month