Etymology
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up-to-date (adv.)

1840, "right to the present time," from phrase up to date, probably originally from bookkeeping. As an adjective from 1865. Meaning "having the latest facts" is recorded from 1889; that of "having current styles and tastes" is from 1891.

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Definitions of up-to-date

up-to-date (adj.)
reflecting the latest information or changes;
an up-to-date issue of the magazine
Synonyms: up to date
up-to-date (adj.)
in accord with the most fashionable ideas or style;
Synonyms: up to date / cutting-edge / with-it
From wordnet.princeton.edu