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Meaning of dated by Wiktionary Dictionary

dated


    Adjective

    dated ( comparative more dated, superlative most dated )

    1. Marked with a date .
    2. Out of date .
    3. Anachronistic; being obviously inappropriate for its present context .
    4. No longer fashionable .

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Explanation of dated by Wordnet Dictionary

dated


    Adjective
    1. marked by features of the immediate and usually discounted past



    Definition of dated by GCIDE Dictionary

    dated


    1. Date, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dated; p. pr. & vb. n. Dating.] [Cf. F. dater. See 2d Date.]
      1. To note the time of writing or executing; to express in an instrument the time of its execution; as, “to date a letter, a bond, a deed, or a charter”.

      2. To note or fix the time of, as of an event; to give the date of; as, “to date the building of the pyramids”.

      ☞ We may say dated at or from a place.

      The letter is dated at Philadephia. G. T. Curtis.

      You will be suprised, I don't question, to find among your correspondencies in foreign parts, a letter dated from Blois. Addison.

      In the countries of his jornal seems to have been written; parts of it are dated from them. M. Arnold.

    2. dated adj.
      1. marked by features of the immediate and usually discounted past.

      Syn. -- outmoded; passé.
      2. bearing a date; as, “dated and stamped documents”.