Date

Date or dates may refer to:

Common
  • Calendar date, a day on a calendar
    • Date (metadata), a representation term or class associated with a data element
    • date (Unix), a Unix command for displaying the current time and date
    • DATE (command), command on DOS, OS/2 and Microsoft Windows operating systems for displaying the current date
    • Radiometric dating is a family of techniques used to determine of the approximate period of origin of an object, e.g. 'to carbon-date an artifact'
  • Date (fruit), the fruit of the date palm, Phoenix dactylifera
  • Dating, a form of courtship which may include any social activity undertaken by, typically, two persons with the aim of assessing each other's suitability as a partner.
Abbreviations for organizations and programs
  • Drug, Alcohol, and Tobacco Education, a substance abuse program in some U.S. schools
  • Design Automation and Test in Europe, a yearly conference on the topic of electronic design automation
  • Date Records, a subsidiary of Columbia Records
Names of people, places, and organizations
  • Date (surname), family name in Japan and elsewhere
  • The Date clan, a Japanese feudal clan from the Sengoku period
  • Date, Hokkaidō, a city located in Iburi, Hokkaidō, Japan
  • Date, Fukushima, a city located in northern Fukushima, Japan
  • Date District, Fukushima, district located in Fukushima, Japan
  • Date City, California, a city located in California, USA
Episodes of television shows
  • "Dates" (Only Fools and Horses), an episode of the BBC sit-com Only Fools and Horses
  • "Date", an episode of the British sitcom Miranda

Famous quotes containing the word date:

    We, when we sow the seeds of doubt deeper than the most up-to- date and modish free-thought has ever dreamed of doing, we well know what we are about. Only out of radical skepsis, out of moral chaos, can the Absolute spring, the anointed Terror of which the time has need.
    Thomas Mann (1875–1955)

    Ev’rythin’s up to date in Kansas City.
    Oscar Hammerstein II (1895–1960)

    There is nothing that I shudder at more than the idea of a separation of the Union. Should such an event ever happen, which I fervently pray God to avert, from that date I view our liberty gone.
    Andrew Jackson (1767–1845)