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1‘the only dates he can remember are his birthday and 1066’
day, day of the month, occasion, year, anniversary, time
2‘a later date than the 15th century is suggested for this bridge’
age, time, period, era, epoch, century, decade, year, stage
3‘we have a lunch date’
appointment, meeting, engagement, rendezvous, assignation
4‘have you got a date for tonight?’
partner, escort, girlfriend, boyfriend, young lady, young man, woman friend, lady friend, man friend, man, boy, girl
steady, bird, fella
British boyf, girlf
1‘this piece of sculpture can be dated very accurately’
assign a date to, ascertain the date of, determine the date of, establish the date of, put a date on, put a date to, ascertain the age of, determine the age of, establish the age of, carbon-date
2‘the present building dates from the early 16th century’
was made in, was built in, was created in, came into being in, bears the date of, originates in, comes from, belongs to, goes back to, has existed since
3‘the very best films just don't date’
become old-fashioned, become outmoded, become obsolete, become dated, show its age
4‘he's dating the girl next door’
go out with, take out, go around with, go with, be involved with, be romantically linked with, see, court, woo
go steady with
North American step out with
Australian track square with
‘this is his best book to date’
so far, thus far, yet, as yet, up to now, up to then, till now, till then, until now, until then, as of now, up to that point, up to this point, hitherto
since then, to come
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