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The word date can mean:

  • A date is a day on a calendar. It is now Thursday, 2024 May 23, 19:45 (UTC). That means that today's date is May 23, 2024, or 23 May 2024.
  • 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.