date collocations and examples

 UK /deɪt/

Explore meanings in the Dictionary

a particular day or year; a particular time when something happens

Adjectives frequently used with date
at an earlier or later time: earlier, future, laterAn invoice will be sent to you at a later date.given exactly or roughly: actual, approximate, exact, precise, provisional, specific, specifiedPlease note that the exact date of birth and/or marriage should be provided.when a baby is due to be born or money is due to be paid: dueMy due date came and I felt fine except for being fed up with everyone asking me if I had had it yet!
Nouns frequently used before date
when something happens: arrival, birth, delivery, departure, launch, publication, release, targetIf you are booking less than 8 weeks before the departure date then we will ask you for payment of the holiday in full.when something starts or finishes: closing, completion, end, expiry, startApplications must arrive before the closing date.
Verbs frequently used with date
when making arrangements: agree, arrange, change, check, choose, confirm, fix, setCan we set a date for the next meeting?when giving a date: announce, giveShe found an inscription giving the precise date for the completion of the mosque.
Nouns frequently used after date of
birth, death, meeting, publicationWhat is your date of birth?
Vocabulary quiz: trending words of 2020

Macmillan learn live love play