American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Use "dated" in a sentence
"I may have dated boys here and there for short periods of times but we just dated and we both would go into the scenario that we were just dating, having fun, whatever but a “Relationship” that’s a whole other ball game kids "
"The term dated back at least to Black nationalist Malcolm X, who favored African American as more historically and culturally defining over other terms, and used it at an OAAU (Organization of Afro American Unity) meeting in the mid-1960s, saying, "Twenty-two million African Americans - that's what we are - Africans who are in America.""
"It was commonly believed that the word dated from the French occupation of Mexico (1862-1866)."