There are 2 main translations of date in Spanish

: date1date2

date1

fecha, n.

Pronunciation /deɪt//deɪt/

noun

  • 1

    (of appointment, battle)
    fecha feminine
    what date is she arriving (on)? ¿en qué fecha llega?
    • what's today's date? ¿a cómo / a qué estamos hoy?
    • what's the date today? ¿a qué fecha estamos?
    • at a later date en fecha posterior
    • closing date fecha límite
    • (of birth and death) what are his dates? ¿en qué fechas nació y murió?
    • to set / fix a date for sth fijar la fecha para algo
    • The date for the York event was announced: the first two weeks of June.
    • Brunswick omits any reference to the date of the event so that it's unclear his story is not exactly hot news.
    • Ideas for future fund raising events include an open air music event and a date for this will be announced shortly.
    • An announcement about when tickets will go on sale for the UK Championships will be made nearer the date of the event.
    • If you enjoyed the evening and want to join in more ask for the dates of other open events.
    • How do you manage this since you can't predict the exact date of this event?
    • That date allowed both events to take place, with a casual workforce likely to steward the festival.
    • Zizek presumably means June 1953, not July 1956: there is a significant difference between these dates for any history of the Left.
    • That press conference has now been cancelled and there are no plans for an alternative date for the event.
    • Also significant is the actual date of the party's leadership convention.
    • The ABC were never in fact supporting the concert, but merely recording it, in order to broadcast the event at a later date.
    • In previous years the annual awards were held in conjunction with the exhibition but this year they will form a separate event at a later date.
    • The alliance will be announcing the date for the re-scheduled event as soon as foot-and-mouth shows signs of abating.
    • Based on the amount of work still to be done, the final date of this event will most likely be in September.
    • You may also be reminded that key dates for such happy events as a spouse's birthday or insurance renewal are imminent.
    • In the year since her death, the family has had to cope with significant dates such as her birthday, Christmas and the recent court case.
    • The precise date of the event, which takes place next week, is not being revealed due to police fears that students will be targeted.
    • He concluded that this might have been due to the date of the event - some 10 years prior.
    • In the short term the significant date in this debate is not September 11, it's November 5.
    • Organised by the Council's Sports and Leisure team the date for the event has been set at Tuesday, July 19.
  • 2formal

    (period of time)
    a coin of Roman date una moneda de la época romana
    • a friendship of recent date una amistad reciente
    • The gunports in the south and east walls of the structure adjoining the later gatehouse suggest a late fifteen century date.
  • 3

    • 3.1informal (appointment)

      cita feminine
      Greg has a date with Ana on Sunday Greg sale con Ana el domingo
      • she had a dinner date that evening la habían invitado a cenar esa noche
      • This can be as simple as inviting a boy to sit with you or as involved as straight-up asking him out on a date.
      • I was in a conversation yesterday and dating came up, and I scratched my head trying to think of when, if at all, I had ever been on a date
      • Eighteen, nineteen years old girls who were going to wild camps and hooking up with boys who probably knew quite a bit about what they wanted on a date.
      • I hear that you're going on a date with your hot step brother and we can discuss every little thing that happened.
      • He asked her out on a date almost immediately and before long they were walking out together and going to regular dances at the Locarno.
      • But Mo did once go out on a date with someone who chatted her up in a pub - and she's been living with him for seven years.
      • You just went on a date with one of the hottest guys on the planet.
      • After one listen you'll be asking your sister out on a date.
      • He is slapped by his favourite star when he asked her out on a date.
      • If they're not strangers, they may be somebody that a woman meets on a date.
      • It took a couple more chance meetings before he actually asked me on a date, but he did and that was 7 years ago.
      • After a few stiff drinks I was beyond caring, I had already written the date off and she knew that I had, there was no sense in hiding it.
      • He'd been patiently asking her periodically for a solo date, sans parents and siblings.
      • The Hollywood star is happy to say yes if a man invites her out for dinner but during her last visit to Britain only two plucked up the courage to ask her on a date, she said.
      • As one of the few supposedly smart restaurants in Oxford the chances are you'll be able to see someone you know, or know of, on a date.
      • Over the next four weeks, we went out on periodic dates and he was adorably shy and kinda weird-looking but cute and I fell head over heels.
      • Tonight, I was watching part of a show where this couple were out on a date.
      • A few days after that Julie came up to me and told me she had gone on a date with him and that it was the most romantic night of her life.
      • Turner calls Fonda the day after her divorce from Hayden hits the newspapers to ask her out on a date.
      • You may get tongue-tied on a date but luckily your body speaks for you (often more loudly and honestly).

    • 3.2US informal (person)

      he's my regular date estoy saliendo con él
      • They look like animals, and they all wanted to know, who was Pam's date?
      • Next we stopped to pick up Becky and her date Trevor, a tall nut-brown boy that was almost as cute as Mark.
      • A gay friend of mine was turned away at the door because he and his date (a bi female) had gone in drag.
      • I had only one rule when it came to guys: Potential dates HAD to be taller than me.
      • She found it strange how all they had to worry about was who got a date with whom and where they were going on Friday night.
      • After she saw that she decided that she had wasted enough time on Quinn Thane and his various lovers and/or dates.
      • Faith's thoughts were interrupted by the arrival of her date and his company.
      • Except, her date was fairly tall, and had to bend over so she could put her hand on his shoulder.
      • Smith suggests inviting a date to an event that has already been planned, like a work affair or a friend's party.
      • Chad had a girlfriend at the time, but his friend, Kristin, told him he could bring his girlfriend, along with any of his male friends, for whom she would find dates.
      • The overpaid millionaires and their spouses, gay lovers, dates and/or mistresses, no longer even pretended to turn away.
      • ‘I make it my business to know with whom my dates associate,’ he said.
      • A popular student, he even attended the senior prom during his junior year as the date of a male senior.
      • Also, should a single attendee with a date be split up or seated together?

    • 3.3informal (booking)

      he's playing three dates in London this month va a actuar tres veces en Londres este mes
      • When it came time to book a few more western Canadian dates, it certainly made sense to approach the Yardbird Suite, a venue both jazz and discerning blues fans appreciate.
      • Following a series of sell-out dates on tour during 2002 / 3, the stage adaptation of the film musical Calamity Jane is whip cracking its way into the West End.
      • No, I'm off to see the fabulous Die So Fluid on their final date of their current tour.
      • Pop-punk band Busted have had to add extra dates to their arena tour after it sold out almost a year in advance.
      • The date for this theatrical debut is Dec 17, which the attentive amongst you may recall is the same day as St Patricks Day.
      • With a string of sell-out dates for her Re-invention Tour, Madonna has shown the world once and for all that she is no longer a mere Material Girl.
      • He promoted Billy Connolly's first tour - 44 dates with an 18-piece big band which Spurway still manages.
      • It is such a vital date in the musical calendar that artists from as far away as Galicia and Brittany time the release of new albums to coincide with it.
      • ‘Mrs. Brown Rides Again’ has sold out several dates on a U.K. tour in March which includes Liverpool and Scotland.
      • DJ / producer Laurent Garnier has cancelled three U.S. tour dates because of problems with renewing visa.
      • Today he starts another round of live dates - this time performing Smile in its entirety.
      • His current tour includes dates at big venues such as The Royal Philharmonic Liverpool and The Waterfront, Belfast.
      • Although the core group exerts its influence mostly in the early stages of rehearsing a piece, the concertmaster has more influence as performance dates near.
      • The first set of dates on the tour sold out in a week, with 120,000 tickets being snapped up in total.
      • This is the opening date of a national tour that ends with two performances in the Helix on December 2 and 4.
      • Kylie Minogue is splashing out on a lavish hotel suite during her London tour dates - despite living less than a mile away..
      • As a long-time admirer of Shed Seven's music, I was invited to spend the day with the York band on the final date of their sell-out tour.
      • Shane was given the all clear to go ahead with his tour which included two dates in Dublin's Olympia Theatre - midnight at the Olympia.
      • The performance date is Tuesday, April 1,8 in St Peter and Paul's Church, Portlaoise.


transitive verb

  • 1

    • 1.1(mark with date)

      (letter/check) fechar
      the letter was dated April 13 la carta estaba fechada el 13 de Abril / tenía fecha del 13 de abril
      • However, three teams of 60 civil servants were assigned to the ‘clearance exercise’, a document dated February 10 suggests.
      • The report of Dr. Mark Waxman dated March 7, 1996 was filed by the plaintiff.
      • A work called Mother and Child, signed and dated by the artist in 1902, depicts his wife Alice and first child John.
      • The students and preceptors were responsible for signing and dating the records.
      • The document itself however was not signed and dated by CWCL until 20 June 2003 when the tripartite agreement was returned to me.
      • Every entry in the medical record, whether in a hospital or office chart, should be dated and signed.
      • In the Brabantine calendar, the year began not on January 1 but on Good Friday, and official documents were dated accordingly.
      • If the document is dated 17 July 1941, that would be the day after an important meeting at which arrangements were set in place for the administration of the Eastern territories.
      • One of the documents, dated November 1988, reported that in clinical trials Prozac could cause behavioural disturbances.
      • Once it had been made clear that Mr Sheikh's case was that Mr Daly had signed and dated the same document on the same occasion, the need to examine the authenticity of the signature arose in an acute form.
      • The year is 1558 and the document is dated November 20, the very day that the young Elizabeth I ascends the throne.
      • The agreement must be dated and he should sign personally the document.
      • Document 1, dated July 5 1975, is the record of a discussion between Ford and Suharto held at Camp David in the United States.
      • Entrants must include the following signed and dated declaration
      • The document is dated Aug.24, 2004, but it has apparently just been put on the Web site very recently.
      • The form had been dated but not signed by Mr Francis.
      • It's a 1943 drawing of the redesigned Bug Bunny, signed and dated by his father, which he says is worth at least $50,000.
      • Fourteen blocks are signed, some are dated 1860, and several of the scenes show boats representing the maritime occupations of the family.
      • The Justice Department memorandum is dated January 7 and marked ‘Confidential - Not for Distribution’ on each page.
      • You must then date it and sign it in the presence of two witnesses.

    • 1.2(give date to)

      (remains/pottery/fossil) datar
      (pottery/fossil/remains) determinar la antigüedad de
      • In any case, documenting a phenomenon and dating it are two different enterprises.
      • Most historians date the beginnings of the empire proper, however, from Tudor times.
      • The museum also had a large display showing items of interest, dating back centuries.
      • Historians date the beginning of rose oil production back to the middle of the 17th century.
      • So we're going to look at dating fossils and we're going to talk about dating the earliest human remains in Australia and how accurate those datings are.
      • In dating these events, detailed correlation and detailed (high-resolution) biostratigraphy is essential.
      • Our calendar recorded every housing move, which was then used by respondents as a frame of reference for dating other events.
      • Finally, a U-Pb isotopic study of zircon and monazite from khondalite and sapphirine granulite was undertaken as a more reliable method for dating the metamorphic event.
      • The earliest that can be dated goes back to 1200 BC but others could date from 2500 BC.
      • Most scholars date the beginning of Judaism as an organised and structured religion to this time.
      • In his Short History of the 20th Century, the historian Eric Hobsbawm dates the true beginning of the 20th century from the outbreak of the First World War.
      • They have managed to track down details from as far back as 1906 but would like to hear from anyone who can date the inaugural event further back than that.
      • The Viking burial was initially dated to the period ad 850-950.
      • Speedway lore dates the races to early last century, when black stable hands who worked for wealthy equestrians would bring their mounts here for a little weekend racing.
      • STONEMASONS ' marks and graffiti dating back hundreds of years will be highlighted at the Fountain Abbey World Heritage Site near Ripon this weekend.
      • More recently it has been dated to the early Middle Ages.
      • However, precise calibrations are required for dating particular events such as the K-T impact on modem bird origins and radiations.
      • A group of history enthusiasts used modern technology to obtain village documents dating back hundreds of years.
      • Because the taxa are not reciprocally monophyletic, we cannot date the actual speciation event.
      • The first gospel, Mark, can be dated to AD70 at the earliest and, from internal clues, more probably to about AD90.

  • 2informal

    (betray age)
    remembering that song really dates you el que recuerdes esa canción demuestra tu edad
    • Gavin started out working with still cameras, you know the ones with the little rolls of film in the back, yes we know that dates him a little.
    • We broke up because you were dating some other girl on the side, then you two split and you came crawling back to me.
    • She knew he has been dating the most popular girl in school exclusively.
    • Jake Eden was the king of Wesley high school; he was the captain of the football team, the most popular kid and was dating the prettiest girl in school, Lisa Fare.
    • I am a 16 year old girl and have been dating a college freshman on and off for about 2 years now.
    • For weeks she had been thinking about dating Mark, the places they would go, the things they would do, the things she would say to him.
    • That's the way Chad is, unofficially dating half the girls in school.
    • Tim starts dating an Irishwoman to whom Estelle introduced him.
    • Most of the girls he's dated were all interested in his looks, or even worse… his money.
    • I am not quite as old as David or your dad but i did see U.N.C.L.E. in its original run, so that dates me, eh?
    • I still didn't like the girl because she was dating Mark, but I can't completely hate someone that I hang out with everyday.
    • I know it dates me, but anyone out there remember the Monrobot? It was a special purpose computer that was built by Monroe Calculator for Gulf Oil Corp.
    • Stay quiet, and you can learn who's dating whom, who uses what online nickname, and which kids dye their hair.
    • She wants to go with him but he's dating the Newark girl.
    • I can't believe they actually know how many boyfriends Oprah has, and who's dating whom in the Philippine Hollywood.
    • I once dated a delightful Asian girl, the daughter of immigrants who barely spoke a word of English.
    • I was sitting on the sofa with a man I was dating whom my daughter was quite fond of.
    • The girls of Maxwell had somehow gotten used to the idea of their star athlete dating a Velton girl, not that they had much choice in the matter.
    • When I was taking a typing class in high school (I guess that dates me) I always made more mistakes when the teacher was over my shoulder, waiting for me to mess up.
    • My husband has had a crush on Courtney Cox ever since Family Ties. That dates him, but he and I are exactly the same age (off by 23 days) so it dates me too.
    • He'd always had a habit of dating a lot of girls, but he also had a reputation for being a ‘good’ boyfriend.
    • Each of the girls was dating one of the guys, and Gideon watched as they each rushed to their lovers and tried to be affectionate.
    • He knew the two of them had been having problems the last few weeks, and he knew that Mika was dating Mark now, but he was confident that she would have come to see him in the hospital.
    • She didn't want him if he dated that kind of girl.
    • Vanessa and Jim were very open towards the idea of Kay dating Mark.
  • 3US informal

    (go out with)
    salir con informal
    who's she dating now? ¿con quién sale ahora?

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (originate in)
    datar
    it dates from the 14th century data del siglo XIV
    • his title dates back to the 14th century los orígines de su título se remontan al siglo XIV
    • Archaeologists digging in the remains of a school for imperial pages in Rome found a picture dating from the third century.
    • The company also had to address the cleanliness of its customer databases, one of which dated back to 1993 and was originally kept on an Excel spreadsheet.
    • Meanwhile another find at the same site - a sliver and gold brooch dating from the second century AD - is unique.
    • The fields were thought to contain pre-historic hut circles dating from around the Iron or Bronze Age.
    • Next to the house is the original tower which dates from the 15th century and stands above the Avon Gorge.
    • The parish hall dates back to 1837 and was the original church for the Brentwood Parish of St Mary and St Helen.
    • Kaye claimed that the manuscript dated from the twelfth century AD and he even doubted that it was of Indian origin.
    • As well as 60 aerial pictures the exhibition will include ten maps, dating back to 1800.
    • The other item is a Victorian sterling silver wine cooler in the shape of the Warwick Vase dating from 1853.
    • It is one of the oldest buildings in Ilkley and was originally a Yorkshire stone farmhouse dating from 1720.
    • A newspaper dating from 1867 was one of three items found in a glass bottle in the wall cavity between the school library and a classroom.
    • Treasures dating from Anglo Saxon, Viking and Iron Age times are on show at the Yorkshire Museum in York.
    • Laced outer garments to shape the body existed from antiquity, but laced undergarments date from the end of the sixteenth century.
    • The framework of the garden dates from the building of the original house in the early 18th century.
    • The silver gilt trophy had been hidden away wrapped in copies of the Yorkshire Post dating from 1928 in a bank vault in a secret location.
    • In some cases, the crimes date back to before DNA technology existed.
    • The hospital has two buildings, one dating from 1950 and the other built just 30 years ago.
    • At one campus, a group of 400 medical students shared six manuals dating from the 1960s.
    • This was the original cathedral in Assisi and the present structure dates from 1134.
    • The Bellman is a classic piece of realist painting dating from 1886, in which a public servant is given almost heroic status.
  • 2

    (become old-fashioned)
    pasar de moda
    • Situated somewhere between Neil Young, The Beach Boys, The Byrds and Crowded House, The Waking Eyes are as psychedelic as you can get without sounding dated.
    • Opener Freakshow and Dancing The Night Away are from that genre and, rather than sounding dated, it works.
    • It's all very much of its time, and sounds a bit dated now, but Beats and Pieces holds up well, as does Find a Way (with excellent vocals by Queen Latifah).
    • Some of her examples of falsified science journal articles are interesting here although they are somewhat dated.
    • MacAloon has a lovely voice but the vast, echoey drums and chiming guitars sound hopelessly dated.
    • The production is clear, although the 80s sheen sounds a bit dated at times.
    • It assaults the listener with an unrelenting powerhouse of guitars that has not dated, sounding as innovative and fierce as it did ten years ago.
    • Whining little Peter Andre is number one with a song which sounds curiously dated, eight years after it was first released.
    • It sounds somewhat dated, being about a Jerry Springer-style talk show, and lacks the beauty of much of the rest of the album, but it has grown on me the more I've heard it.
    • Sheridan himself loses no time in attacking what he calls ‘the mania of capitalism’, but the alternatives he advances sound quaint and dated.
    • This album is very much classic Rush, the songs draw influences from three decades, yet it doesn't sound dated, or compromised for modern tastes in any way.
    • They don't sound dated, they sound comfortable.
    • The whole concept of the British Lions seems to me to look and sound pretty dated, and I say so in the full knowledge that those who have been involved in their exploits in the past rate the Lions Tour as the all-time career highlight.
    • These are classic songs - if not terribly profound - matched with classy production and an avoidance of overly contemporary sounds that might have made them sound dated.
    • The overall effect is not dated, interestingly, and is fresh but didactic: as history textbook, it could be really valuable now.
    • It's OK, sounds rather dated, but is still of interest.
    • In ten or twenty years, will it sound as dated as an 80s sax solo?
    • Drawn with a relaxed ink line, scribbly shading and a mix of watercolour and gouache, the book has the slightly muted and nostalgic tones of early comics and dated toy packaging.
    • And the script, although now sounding somewhat dated, has a nice element of comedy running through it, which acts as a counter-balance to the bouts of violence on the screen.
    • Its lyrics are repetitious, its sound wilfully dated, its messages straightforward.
  • 3US informal

    (go on dates)
    he/she started dating at 14 empezó a salir con chicas/chicos a los 14 años

There are 2 main translations of date in Spanish

: date1date2

date2

dátil, n.

Pronunciation /deɪt//deɪt/

noun

  • 1

    (fruit)
    dátil masculine
    • This deliciously deep fried pastry has dates, orange and lemon extract, anisette, chopped nuts, orange rind, and lemon rind.
    • However, she warned diabetics to be wary of fruits with moderate calorific values such as mango, pomegranate and jackfruit, and high calorie fruits such as dates and grapes.
    • It's got dates, fruits, almonds, walnuts and cashews in it.
    • This is a very sweet pie… dates, corn syrup, brown sugar, how can it not be.
    • Foods central to Qatar's cuisine include the many native varieties of dates and seafood.
    • Yes, we have to import our citrus, dates, avocados, bananas and coconuts, but some only from as far away as California.
    • Made from ground dates, this pale brown sweetener makes an excellent substitute for brown sugar.
    • Others are sold dried, alongside dates or other dried fruits.
    • In Gaza, store owners and market sellers packed shelves with food, dates and sweets, but complained of a lack of customers.
    • Although dried jujubes are not as sweet as true dates, its sugars do concentrate, and the flavor is very similar.
    • Our stop in the town of Bastan was to re-supply; buying bags of apples and pomegranates, dates and slabs of mutton.
    • Most fruits (excluding fruit juices, bananas, raisins, dried dates and dried figs) also have low GL values.
    • We often see various species of birds roosting between the leaves, picking on the sweet dates and taunting the small boys below who can't reach the nests.
    • Staple foods in Oman consist of rice, dates, fruit, fish, and meat.
    • Fruits such as dates and grapes when they are putrified, produce Ethyl Alcohol which is the intoxicating agent.
    • They lived with his father and mother, and began growing crops of sweet corn, melons, pomegranates, figs and dates.
    • I also made a fruit salad, a date and walnut loaf AND triple-choc muffins.
    • Fruits such as dates and melon are eaten in season.
    • Marzipan is often used to replace the stones removed from dates, and apricots are treated in a similar way.
    • The dates were sweet and substantial; the camel's milk was light with a slightly saline aftertaste.