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Antedate - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Antedate' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Antedate [ n.]
- Prior date; a date antecedent to another which is the actual date.
- Anticipation.
2 . Antedate [ v. t.]
- To date before the true time; to assign to an earlier date; thus, to antedate a deed or a bond is to give it a date anterior to the true time of its execution.
- To precede in time.
- To anticipate; to make before the true time.

Meaning of 'Antedate' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . antedate [ v]
Meaning (1):
- be earlier in time; go back further
Example in sentence:
  • Stone tools precede bronze tools