What is another word for dated?

Pronunciation: [dˈe͡ɪtɪd] (IPA)

The word "dated" can sometimes feel, well, outdated. But fear not, for there are plenty of synonyms one can use to describe something as old or out of style. Some options include "outmoded," "obsolete," "antiquated," "archaic," "old-fashioned," and "passe." Each of these words highlight the idea of something being out of date or behind the times. However, there are also positive connotations to being "dated," such as having a charming vintage quality. In that case, one could use synonyms like "retro," "vintage," or "nostalgic" to describe something with a classic, yet beloved, style.

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What are the opposite words for dated?

The word "dated" refers to something that is old-fashioned, obsolete, or out-of-date. The antonyms for the word "dated" include modern, contemporary, up-to-date, current, new, fresh, innovative, and trendy. A modern design or style is the opposite of a dated one. Something that is contemporary is in line with the current trends and is not outdated. To be up-to-date and current means to be knowledgeable about the latest developments and news. New and fresh ideas are the opposite of outdated ones. Innovative products or designs challenge the norms and offer something new to consumers. A trendy item is fashionable and popular at the moment and the opposite of something that is old-fashioned or dated.

Usage examples for Dated

He was only once in our house, but that was an "occasion," and for many years we dated things that happened about that time as "about," "before" or "after" "the night Hughie stayed in the pigsty."
"My Lady of the Chimney Corner"
Alexander Irvine
My dear Niece,-It was only yesterday, when looking over your uncle's papers, I chanced upon a letter of yours, dated some five or six weeks back, and which, to my great astonishment, I discovered had never been communicated to me,-though this mark of deficient confidence will doubtless seem less surprising to you.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
The following letter, however, to his press agent, Mr. Herbert Bridgman, dated Etah, August 26, 1907, answers the charge: My dear Bridgman: I have hit upon a new route to the North Pole and will stay to try it.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook

Famous quotes with Dated

  • Feminism is dated? Yes, for privileged women like my daughter and all of us here today, but not for most of our sisters in the rest of the world who are still forced into premature marriage, prostitution, forced labor - they have children that they don't want or they cannot feed.
    Isabel Allende
  • The themes Poe used were universal and timeless. As long as the English language exists at all, we will be able to appreciate what he did. It will not age! It will not become dated!
    John Astin
  • We fixed on No. 4, Queen Street Place, for our City offices, and it was from there that so many of my patented inventions were dated.
    Henry Bessemer
  • I've dated men my age, younger than me and older. The only difference is the young ones are quicker at taking out the garbage.
    Lara Flynn Boyle
  • I met Jeb Bush in 1971 in my hometown in Mexico. We dated for three years back and forth. Then, after three years, he proposed to me.
    Columba Bush

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