The Collaborative International Dictionary
a concrete and dateable happening
--C. W. Shumaker
dated \dated\ adj.
marked by features of the immediate and usually discounted past.
Syn: outmoded; pass['e]. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]
bearing a date; as, dated and stamped documents.
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
1 Marked with a date. 2 Out of date. 3 Anachronistic; being obviously inappropriate for its present context. 4 No longer fashionable. v
(en-past of: date)
adj. marked by features of the immediate and usually discounted past
bearing a date; "dated and stamped documents"
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
"old-fashioned," 1900, past participle adjective from date (v.1).
Usage examples of "dated".
Okay, I said he was cute, but he was in no position to say he dated a lot of anything, never mind with the word gorgeous in it.
Relation of Luis Vaez de Torres, concerning the Discoveries of Quiros, as his Almirante, dated Manila, July 12 1607.
Martins was dated from Florence, June 25 1474, but Columbus only received communication of it years afterwards.
Spain began to dispute with Portugal the possession of the Moluccas, as being situated within the hemisphere which had been allotted to them by the bull of Pope Alexander VI, dated the 4th of July 1493.
The one above was written apparently the next day, and dated from the same place, December 25.
His plan and application have been preserved in the Sloane collection of manuscripts, and his last application is dated in the latter part of the year 1716, from Wood-street Compter, where he was then confined for debt.
Aside from two poorly dated Neanderthal skulls from Germany and Gibraltar, and a few other little-reported finds of modern morphology, there were no discoveries of hominid fossil remains.
The earliest known hominid is Australopithecus, the southern ape, and is dated back as far as 4 million years, in the Pliocene.
The bones, which had undergone river transport, were recovered from an Early Wisconsin glacial floodplain dated at 80,000 years B.
Toca da Esperanga, it is much easier to interpret the lithic industry of the Calico site, in the Mojave Desert, near Yermo, San Bernardino County, California, which is dated at between 150,000 and 200,000 years.
The formations from which these implements were recovered were dated by potassium-argon and magnetic methods to 1.
Most of the industries identified by Rutot dated to the Early Pleistocene.
Sheguiandah site dated back to the Sangamon inter-glacial or to the St.
The Triassic period is now generally dated at 213-248 million years ago.
Potassium-argon dates have meaning only if the bones were found securely in place within or beneath the layers of dated volcanic material.