Date or dates may refer to:

Common meanings

  • Date (fruit), the fruit of the date palm (Phoenix dactylifera)
  • Calendar date, a day on a calendar, which may also be used in:
  • Date, a social activity which may be associated with:
    • Dating, a form of courtship, which may include any social activity undertaken by, typically, two persons with the aim of assessing each other's suitability as a partner
    • Double date, a social date in which two couples participate
    • Group date, a modern pattern for dating wherein a group of single men and a group of single women organise a night out, with the hope of forming romantic partnerships
    • Meeting over a meal (e.g., "breakfast date", "brunch date", "coffee date", "dinner date", "drinks date", "lunch date") or for a planned activity (e.g, "bowling date", "golf date", "ski date", "tennis date"), for social and/or business reasons
    • Play date, an arranged appointment for children to get together for a few hours


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