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Date

The time stated in terms of the day, month, and year
What is the date of your birth?.
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Eat

Put (food) into the mouth and chew and swallow it
Eat up all your peas
He was eating a hot dog
She watched her son as he ate
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Date

A statement of calendar time, as on a document.
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Eat

Light food or snacks
These make great party eats
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Date

A particular point or period of time at which something happened or existed, or is expected to happen
The date of their wedding.
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Eat

To take into the body by the mouth for digestion or absorption.
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Date

Dates The years of someone's birth and death
Beethoven's dates were 1770 to 1827.
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Eat

To take in and absorb as food
A plant that eats insects.
A cell that eats bacteria.
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Date

The time during which something lasts; duration
"Summer's lease hath all too short a date" (Shakespeare).
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Eat

To include habitually or by preference in one's diet
A bird that eats insects, fruit, and seeds.
Stopped eating red meat on advice from her doctor.
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Date

The time or historical period to which something belongs
Artifacts of a later date.
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Eat

To destroy, ravage, or use up by or as if by ingesting
"Covering news in the field eats money" (George F. Will).
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Date

An appointment
A luncheon date with a client.
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Eat

To erode or corrode
Waves that ate away the beach.
An acid that eats the surface of a machine part.
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Date

An engagement to go out socially with another person, often out of romantic interest.
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Eat

To produce by eating
Moths ate holes in our sweaters.
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Date

One's companion on such an outing.
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Eat

(Slang) To absorb the cost or expense of
"You can eat your loss and switch the remaining money to other investment portfolios" (Marlys Harris).
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Date

An engagement for a performance
Has four singing dates this month.
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Eat

(Informal) To bother or annoy
What's eating him?.
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Date

The sweet, edible, oblong or oval fruit of the date palm, containing a narrow, hard seed.
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Eat

Vulgar slang To perform cunnilingus or anilingus on. Often used with out.
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Date

A date palm.
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Eat

To consume food.
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Date

To mark or supply with a date
Date a letter.
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Eat

To have or take a meal.
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Date

To determine the date of
Date a fossil.
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Eat

To exercise a consuming or eroding effect
A drill that ate away at the rock.
Exorbitant expenses that were eating into profits.
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Date

To betray the age of
Pictures of old cars date the book.
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Eat

To cause persistent annoyance or distress
"How long will it be before the frustration eats at you?" (Howard Kaplan).
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Date

To go on a date or dates with.
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Eat

To ingest; to be ingested.
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Date

To have origin in a particular time in the past
This statue dates from 500 BC.
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Eat

(ambitransitive) To consume (something solid or semi-solid, usually food) by putting it into the mouth and swallowing it.
He's eating an apple. / Don't disturb me now; can't you see that I'm eating?
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Date

To become old-fashioned.
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Eat

(intransitive) To consume a meal.
What time do we eat this evening?
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Date

To go on dates.
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Eat

To be eaten.
It's a soup that eats like a meal.
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Date

The fruit of the date palm, Phoenix dactylifera, somewhat in the shape of an olive, containing a soft, sweet pulp and enclosing a hard kernel.
We made a nice cake from dates.
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Eat

To have a particular quality of diet; to be well-fed or underfed (typically as "eat healthy" or "eat good").
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Date

The date palm.
There were a few dates planted around the house.
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Eat

To use up.
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Date

The addition to a writing, inscription, coin, etc., which specifies the time (especially the day, month, and year) when the writing or inscription was given, executed, or made.
The date of a letter, of a will, of a deed, of a coin, etc.
US date : 05/24/08 = Tuesday, May 24th, 2008. UK date : 24/05/08 = Tuesday 24th May 2008.
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Eat

To destroy, consume, or use up.
This project is eating up all the money.
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Date

A specific day in time at which a transaction or event takes place, or is appointed to take place; a given point of time.
The date for pleading
The start date for the festival is September 2.
Do you know the date of the wedding?
We had to change the dates of the festival because of the flooding.
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Eat

To consume (an exception, an event, etc.) so that other parts of the program do not receive it.
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Date

A point in time.
You may need that at a later date.
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Eat

To damage, destroy, or fail to eject a removable part or an inserted object.
The VHS recorder just ate the tape and won't spit it out.
John is late for the meeting because the photocopier ate his report.
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Date

(rare) Assigned end; conclusion.
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Eat

To consume money (or other instruments of value, such as a token) deposited or inserted by a user, while failing to either provide the intended product or service or return the payment.
The video game in the corner just ate my quarter.
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Date

(obsolete) Given or assigned length of life; duration.
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Eat

To cause (someone) to worry.
What's eating you?
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Date

A pre-arranged meeting.
I arranged a date with my Australian business partners.
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Eat

To take the loss in a transaction.
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Date

One's companion for social activities or occasions.
I brought Melinda to the wedding as my date.
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Eat

To be injured or killed by (something such as a firearm or its projectile), especially in the mouth.
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Date

A romantic meeting or outing with a lover or potential lover, or the person so met.
We really hit it off on the first date, so we decided to meet the week after.
We slept together on the first date.
The cinema is a popular place to take someone on a date.
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Eat

(ambitransitive) To corrode or erode.
The acid rain ate away the statue.
The strong acid eats through the metal.
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Date

(transitive) To note the time or place of writing or executing; to express in an instrument the time of its execution.
To date a letter, a bond, a deed, or a charter
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Eat

To perform oral sex (on a person or body part).
Eat me!
I ate his ass.
Yeah, eat that dick / eat that pussy.
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Date

(transitive) To note or fix the time of (an event); to give the date of.
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Eat

To be very good; to rule; to rock.
You ate that performance!
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Date

(transitive) To determine the age of something.
To date the building of the pyramids
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Eat

(colloquial) Something to be eaten; a meal; a food item.
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Date

(transitive) To take (someone) on a date, or a series of dates.
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Eat

To chew and swallow as food; to devour; - said especially of food not liquid; as, to eat bread.
They . . . ate the sacrifices of the dead.
The lean . . . did eat up the first seven fat kine.
The lion had not eaten the carcass.
With stories told of many a feat,How fairy Mab the junkets eat.
The island princes overboldHave eat our substance.
His wretched estate is eaten up with mortgages.
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Date

To have a steady relationship with; to be romantically involved with.
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Eat

To corrode, as metal, by rust; to consume the flesh, as a cancer; to waste or wear away; to destroy gradually; to cause to disappear.
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Date

To have a steady relationship with each other; to be romantically involved with each other.
They met a couple of years ago, but have been dating for about five months.
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Eat

To take food; to feed; especially, to take solid, in distinction from liquid, food; to board.
He did eat continually at the king's table.
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Date

(ambitransitive) To make or become old, especially in such a way as to fall out of fashion, become less appealing or attractive, etc.
This show hasn't dated well.
The comedian dated himself by making quips about bands from the 1960s.
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Eat

To taste or relish; as, it eats like tender beef.
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Date

To have beginning; to begin; to be dated or reckoned.
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Eat

To make one's way slowly.
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Date

The fruit of the date palm; also, the date palm itself.
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Eat

Take in solid food;
She was eating a banana
What did you eat for dinner last night?
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Date

That addition to a writing, inscription, coin, etc., which specifies the time (as day, month, and year) when the writing or inscription was given, or executed, or made; as, the date of a letter, of a will, of a deed, of a coin. etc.
And bonds without a date, they say, are void.
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Eat

Eat a meal; take a meal;
We did not eat until 10 P.M. because there were so many phone calls
I didn't eat yet, so I gladly accept your invitation
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Date

The point of time at which a transaction or event takes place, or is appointed to take place; a given point of time; epoch; as, the date of a battle.
He at once,Down the long series of eventful time,So fixed the dates of being, so disposedTo every living soul of every kindThe field of motion, and the hour of rest.
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Eat

Take in food; used of animals only;
This dog doesn't eat certain kinds of meat
What do whales eat?
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Date

Assigned end; conclusion.
What Time would spare, from Steel receives its date.
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Eat

Use up (resources or materials);
This car consumes a lot of gas
We exhausted our savings
They run through 20 bottles of wine a week
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Date

Given or assigned length of life; dyration.
Good luck prolonged hath thy date.
Through his life's whole date.
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Eat

Worry or cause anxiety in a persistent way;
What's eating you?
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Date

To note the time of writing or executing; to express in an instrument the time of its execution; as, to date a letter, a bond, a deed, or a charter.
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Eat

Cause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid;
The acid corroded the metal
The steady dripping of water rusted the metal stopper in the sink
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Date

To note or fix the time of, as of an event; to give the date of; as, to date the building of the pyramids.
The letter is dated at Philadephia.
You will be suprised, I don't question, to find among your correspondencies in foreign parts, a letter dated from Blois.
In the countries of his jornal seems to have been written; parts of it are dated from them.
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Date

To have beginning; to begin; to be dated or reckoned; - with from.
The Batavian republic dates from the successes of the French arms.
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Date

The specified day of the month;
What is the date today?
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Date

A particular day specified as the time something will happen;
The date of the election is set by law
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Date

A meeting arranged in advance;
She asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date
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Date

A particular but unspecified point in time;
They hoped to get together at an early date
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Date

The present;
They are up to date
We haven't heard from them to date
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Date

A participant in a date;
His date never stopped talking
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Date

The particular day, month, or year (usually according to the Gregorian calendar) that an event occurred;
He tried to memorizes all the dates for his history class
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Date

Sweet edible fruit of the date palm with a single long woody seed
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Date

Go on a date with;
Tonight she is dating a former high school sweetheart
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Date

Stamp with a date;
The package is dated November 24
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Date

Assign a date to; determine the (probable) date of;
Scientists often cannot date precisely archeological or prehistorical findings
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Date

Date regularly; have a steady relationship with;
Did you know that she is seeing an older man?
He is dating his former wife again!
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Date

Provide with a dateline; mark with a date;
She wrote the letter on Monday but she dated it Saturday so as not to reveal that she procrastinated
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