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The word date can mean:

  • A date is a day on a calendar. It is now 22:21 (UTC) Sunday, October 2, 2022. That means that today's date is October 2, 2022.
  • A date is the fruit of the date palm.
  • When people talk about a date, they can also mean that they are meeting with another person — dating. That person might be their boyfriend or girlfriend. People might go out with their partner to have a meal, or they might go to entertain themselves.