Definition for DATE

DATE, v.t.

  1. To write or note the time when a letter is written, or a writing executed; to express, in an instrument, the year, month and day of its execution, and usually the place; as, to date a letter, a bond, a deed, or a charter.
  2. To note or fix the time of an event or transaction. Historians date the fulfillment of a prophecy at different periods.
  3. To note the time when something begins; as, to date a disease or a calamity from a certain cause.

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