(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. day, time, moment; age, era, epoch; informal, rendezvous, tryst; escort, suitor, steady, blind date. —v. place [in time], begin, start; outmode, age; informal, court, escort, take out, show the town or a good time, go [out] with, go steady. See sociality, chronometry, oldness.
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [A specified period of time]
Syn. day, year, time, point in time, epoch, period, era, generation, age, term, course, spell, semester, quarter, trimester, season, duration, span, moment, while, reign, hour, century; see also age 3 , time 2 , year .
2. [*An appointment]
Syn. tryst, assignation, rendezvous, engagement, interview, call, visit, blind date, double date; see also appointment 2 .
3. [Person with whom one has a date, sense 2]
Syn. companion, escort, partner, sweetheart, girlfriend, boyfriend, squire, honey*, sweetie*, blind date*, heavy date*, steady*, pickup*, trick*; see also escort , friend 1 , lover 1 .
out of date,
Syn. pass?, outmoded, old, obsolete; see old-fashioned .
to date,
Syn. until now, as yet, so far, up to now, hereunto; see also now 1 .
up to date,
Syn. modern, contemporary, current, abreast of; see fashionable , modern 1 , up-to-date .
1. [To indicate historical time]
Syn. appoint, determine, mark the time of, ascertain the time of, assign a date to, assign a time to, measure, mark with a date, date-stamp, fix the date of, affix a date to, carbon-date, silicon-date, potassium-argon-date, tree-ring date, furnish with a date, have its origin, originate in, belong to a period, chronologize, chronicle, isolate, measure, indicate the sequence; see also begin 2 , define 1 , measure 1 , record 1 .
2. [To court or be courted]
Syn. escort, accompany, go out with, attend, associate with, keep company, consort with, rendezvous, make a date, keep an engagement with, take out*, go with*, go together*, go steady*, see*, take up with*; see also accompany 1 .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
1. appointment engagement, tryst, meeting.
2. escort companion, partner, lover, *pickup.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I noun A commitment to appear at a certain time and place: appointment, assignation, engagement, rendezvous, tryst. See AGREE. II verb To be with another person socially on a regular basis: go out, see. Informal: take out. See CONNECT.

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