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Day vs. Date

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Daynoun

Any period of 24 hours.

‘I've been here for two days and a bit.’;

Datenoun

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.’;

Daynoun

A period from midnight to the following midnight.

‘The day begins at midnight.’;

Datenoun

The date palm.

‘There were a few dates planted around the house.’;

Daynoun

(astronomy) Rotational period of a planet (especially Earth).

‘A day on Mars is slightly over 24 hours.’;

Datenoun

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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Daynoun

The part of a day period which one spends at one’s job, school, etc.

‘I worked two days last week.’;

Datenoun

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.’;

Daynoun

Part of a day period between sunrise and sunset where one enjoys daylight; daytime.

‘day and night;’; ‘I work at night and sleep during the day.’;

Datenoun

A point in time.

‘You may need that at a later date.’;

Daynoun

A specified time or period; time, considered with reference to the existence or prominence of a person or thing; age; time.

‘Every dog has its day.’;

Datenoun

(rare) Assigned end; conclusion.

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Daynoun

A period of contention of a day or less.

‘The day belonged to the Allies.’;

Datenoun

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

Daynoun

(meteorology) A 24-hour period beginning at 6am or sunrise.

‘Your 8am forecast: The high for the day will be 30 and the low, before dawn, will be 10.’;

Datenoun

A pre-arranged meeting.

‘I arranged a date with my Australian business partners.’;

Dayverb

To spend a day (in a place).

Datenoun

One's companion for social activities or occasions.

‘I brought Melinda to the wedding as my date.’;

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Daynoun

The time of light, or interval between one night and the next; the time between sunrise and sunset, or from dawn to darkness; hence, the light; sunshine; - also called daytime.

Datenoun

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.’;

Daynoun

The period of the earth's revolution on its axis. - ordinarily divided into twenty-four hours. It is measured by the interval between two successive transits of a celestial body over the same meridian, and takes a specific name from that of the body. Thus, if this is the sun, the day (the interval between two successive transits of the sun's center over the same meridian) is called a solar day; if it is a star, a sidereal day; if it is the moon, a lunar day. See Civil day, Sidereal day, below.

Dateverb

(transitive) To note the time 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’;

Daynoun

Those hours, or the daily recurring period, allotted by usage or law for work.

Dateverb

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

Daynoun

A specified time or period; time, considered with reference to the existence or prominence of a person or thing; age; time.

‘A man who was great among the Hellenes of his day.’; ‘If my debtors do not keep their day, . . . I must with patience all the terms attend.’;

Dateverb

(transitive) To determine the age of something.

‘to date the building of the pyramids’;

Daynoun

Preceded by the) Some day in particular, as some day of contest, some anniversary, etc.

‘The field of Agincourt,Fought on the day of Crispin Crispianus.’; ‘His name struck fear, his conduct won the day.’;

Dateverb

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

Daynoun

time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis;

‘two days later they left’; ‘they put on two performances every day’; ‘there are 30,000 passengers per day’;

Dateverb

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

Daynoun

some point or period in time;

‘it should arrive any day now’; ‘after that day she never trusted him again’; ‘those were the days’; ‘these days it is not unusual’;

Dateverb

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

Daynoun

the time after sunrise and before sunset while it is light outside;

‘the dawn turned night into day’; ‘it is easier to make the repairs in the daytime’;

Dateverb

(intransitive) To 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.’;

Daynoun

a day assigned to a particular purpose or observance;

‘Mother's Day’;

Dateverb

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

Daynoun

the recurring hours when you are not sleeping (especially those when you are working);

‘my day began early this morning’; ‘it was a busy day on the stock exchange’; ‘she called it a day and went to bed’;

Datenoun

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

Daynoun

an era of existence or influence;

‘in the day of the dinosaurs’; ‘in the days of the Roman Empire’; ‘in the days of sailing ships’; ‘he was a successful pianist in his day’;

Datenoun

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.’;

Daynoun

a period of opportunity;

‘he deserves his day in court’; ‘every dog has his day’;

Datenoun

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.’;

Daynoun

the period of time taken by a particular planet (e.g. Mars) to make a complete rotation on its axis;

‘how long is a day on Jupiter?’;

Datenoun

Assigned end; conclusion.

‘What Time would spare, from Steel receives its date.’;

Daynoun

the time for one complete rotation of the earth relative to a particular star, about 4 minutes shorter than a mean solar day

Datenoun

Given or assigned length of life; dyration.

‘Good luck prolonged hath thy date.’; ‘Through his life's whole date.’;

Daynoun

United States writer best known for his autobiographical works (1874-1935)

Dateverb

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.

Day

A day is approximately the period during which the Earth completes one rotation around its axis, which takes around 24 hours. A solar day is the length of time which elapses between the Sun reaching its highest point in the sky two consecutive times.

Dateverb

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.’;

Dateverb

To have beginning; to begin; to be dated or reckoned; - with from.

‘The Batavian republic dates from the successes of the French arms.’;

Datenoun

the specified day of the month;

‘what is the date today?’;

Datenoun

a particular day specified as the time something will happen;

‘the date of the election is set by law’;

Datenoun

a meeting arranged in advance;

‘she asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date’;

Datenoun

a particular but unspecified point in time;

‘they hoped to get together at an early date’;

Datenoun

the present;

‘they are up to date’; ‘we haven't heard from them to date’;

Datenoun

a participant in a date;

‘his date never stopped talking’;

Datenoun

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’;

Datenoun

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

Dateverb

go on a date with;

‘Tonight she is dating a former high school sweetheart’;

Dateverb

stamp with a date;

‘The package is dated November 24’;

Dateverb

assign a date to; determine the (probable) date of;

‘Scientists often cannot date precisely archeological or prehistorical findings’;

Dateverb

date regularly; have a steady relationship with;

‘Did you know that she is seeing an older man?’; ‘He is dating his former wife again!’;

Dateverb

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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