out of date

  • 1 out of date — UK US adjective (also out of date [only before noun]) ► laws, systems, processes, etc. that are out of date are no longer useful or correct because they are not based on recent changes or developments: »Current regulations are out of date.… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 out-of-date — adj 1.) if information is out of date, it is not recent and may no longer be correct = ↑outdated ▪ The information in the tourist guide is already out of date. 2.) if something is out of date, it is no longer considered useful or effective,… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 3 out-of-date — adjective only before noun old and no longer suitable for modern processes, purposes, or methods: out of date technology a. no longer legal or safe because an officially stated date has passed: Out of date flour was sold to refugees. an out of… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 4 out-of-date — ˌout of ˈdate adjective things that are out of date are old, and therefore cannot be used or are not correct, fashionable etc: • complaints about out of date information used by credit bureaus • These regulations are totally out of date in today… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 5 Out of date — Out Out (out), adv. [OE. out, ut, oute, ute, AS. [=u]t, and [=u]te, [=u]tan, fr. [=u]t; akin to D. uit, OS. [=u]t, G. aus, OHG. [=u]z, Icel. [=u]t, Sw. ut, Dan. ud, Goth. ut, Skr. ud. [root]198. Cf. {About}, {But}, prep., {Carouse}, {Utter}, a.]… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 out-of-date — adj. 1. same as {old fashioned}, a., 2. Syn: antique, demode, old fashioned, old hat(predicate), outmoded, out of fashion(predicate), out of style(predicate), passe, passee. [WordNet 1.5] 2. Unacceptable because it is inferior to current… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 out-of-date — out of dateness, n. /owt euhv dayt /, adj. gone out of style or fashion; outmoded; obsolete: out of date fashions; out of date ideas. [1620 30] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 8 out-of-date — out of date; out of date·ness; …

    English syllables

  • 9 out-of-date — out′ of date′ adj. gone out of style or fashion; outmoded; obsolete …

    From formal English to slang

  • 10 out-of-date — [out΄əvdāt′] adj. no longer in style or use; not current; outmoded; old fashioned …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 out-of-date — index obsolete, outdated, outmoded Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 12 out of date — ► ADJECTIVE 1) old fashioned. 2) no longer valid …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 out-of-date — 1. old and therefore not useful or correct any more. I do have a road map but I suspect it s out of date. He claimed the report was inaccurate and based on out of date information. Some of her ideas are hopelessly out of date. 2. if a document is …

    New idioms dictionary

  • 14 out-of-date — UK / US adjective [only before noun] old and no longer suitable for modern processes, purposes, or methods out of date technology a) no longer legal or safe because an officially stated date has passed Out of date flour was sold to refugees. an… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 out of date — also out of date ADJ GRADED Something that is out of date is old fashioned and no longer useful. Think how rapidly medical knowledge has gone out of date in recent years. ...out of date nuclear power stations …

    English dictionary

  • 16 out of date — adjective 1) the design is out of date Syn: old fashioned, outmoded, outdated, dated, old, passé, behind the times, obsolete, antiquated, anachronistic; informal old hat; N.Amer.; informal horse and buggy, clunky 2) …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 17 out of date — adjective 1) this design is out of date Syn: old fashioned, outmoded, out of fashion, unfashionable, frumpish, frumpy, outdated, dated, old, passé, behind the times, behindhand, obsolete, antiquated; informal out, old hat, square …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 18 out of date — Synonyms and related words: abandoned, abjured, ahead of time, anachronistic, antedated, antiquated, antique, archaic, back number, beforehand, behind the times, behind time, behindhand, dated, deserted, discontinued, disused, done with, early,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19 out-of-date — outdated / out of date [adj] old fashioned anachronous, antiquated, antique, archaic, back number*, behind the times*, dated, démodé, dusty, has been*, moth eaten*, musty, not with it*, obsolete, old, old hat*, out, outmoded, out of style*, passé …

    New thesaurus

  • 20 out of date — {adj. phr.} Old fashioned; superseded; no longer valid; too old to be used. * /Father s suit is out of date; he needs a new one./ * /The news magazines in the doctor s office were all out of date./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms