predate pre·date vt

[ˌpriː'deɪt]
(precede) precedere, (put earlier date on) retrodatare

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  • pre|date — «pree DAYT», transitive verb, dat|ed, dat|ing. 1. to date before the actual time: »to predate a check. 2. to precede in date; antedate: »The younger ones had troubles of their own, predating the controversy (Joseph Hitrec) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Predate — Pre*date , v. t. To date anticipation; to affix to (a document) an earlier than the actual date; to antedate; as, a predated deed or letter. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • predate — [prē dāt′] vt. predated, predating 1. to put a date on (something) that is earlier than the current date 2. to come before in time …   English World dictionary

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  • predate — pre·date …   English syllables

  • predate — /pree dayt /, v.t., predated, predating. 1. to date before the actual time; antedate: He predated the check by three days. 2. to precede in date: a house that predates the Civil War. [1860 65; PRE + DATE1] * * * …   Universalium

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