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Noun: dating  dey-ting
  1. Use of chemical analysis to estimate the age of geological specimens
    - geological dating
     
  2. A form of regular romantic courtship between two individuals
    "It was a couple of years before he even started dating again"
Verb: date  deyt
  1. Meet with a lover or potential lover
    "Tonight she is dating a former high school sweetheart"
     
  2. Stamp with a date
    "The package is dated November 24";
    - date stamp
     
  3. Assign a date to; determine the (probable) date of
    "Scientists often cannot date precisely archeological or prehistorical findings"
     
  4. Date regularly; have a steady relationship with
    "He is dating his former wife again!";
    - go steady, go out, see
     
  5. 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"

Derived forms: datings

Type of: affiliate, associate, assort, chemical analysis, consort, determine, furnish, go out, provide, qualitative analysis, render, set, stamp, supply

Encyclopedia: Dating, Acme Acres Style

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