Related topics: Chronology
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to write or print the date on something:
a newspaper dated November 23, 1963
Make sure you sign and date it at the bottom.
to find out when something old was made or formed:
The rocks are dated by examining the fossils found in the same layer.
if clothing, art etc dates, it begins to look old-fashioned: ➔ dated
His designs are so classic, they've hardly dated at all.
to have a romantic relationship with someone [= go out with]:
relationship[transitive] American English
Is he still dating Sarah?
if something that you say, do, or wear dates you, it shows that you are fairly old:
show somebody's age[transitive]
Yes, I remember the moon landings - that dates me, doesn't it?
date from somethingphrasal verb
The church dates from the 13th century.