Synonyms of date in English:


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See Spanish definition of fecha


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
commitment, fixture
literary tryst

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
informal steady, bird, fella


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
informal go steady with
North American informal step out with
Australian informal track square with


    to date

    ‘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 the present, up to the present time, up to that point, up to this point, hitherto
    rare thitherto

    since then, to come