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Antedate Explained

antedate at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

v [T] formal to come from an earlier time in history than something else// predate// --The economic troubles antedate the current administration.//

antedate at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

ANTEDATE at English => English (Bouviers Law) Of Explained:

eing interrupted. * Much to our annoyance, they decided not to come after all. * She stamped h

Antedate at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Antedate \An"te*date`\, n.
1. Prior date; a date antecedent to another which is the
actual date.

2. Anticipation. [Obs.] --Donne.

Antedate \An"te*date`\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Antedated}; p. pr.
& vb. n. {Antedating}.]
1. 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.

2. To precede in time.

3. To anticipate; to make before the true time.

And antedate the bliss above. --Pope.

Who rather rose the day to antedate. --Wordsworth.

antedate at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

v 1: be earlier in time; go back further; "Stone tools precede
bronze tools" [syn: {predate}, {precede}, {forego}, {antecede}]
[ant: {postdate}]
2: establish something as being earlier relative to something
else [syn: {predate}, {foredate}] [ant: {postdate}]

antedate at English (WD) Of Explained:



From Inter: term » ante- + Inter: term » date


* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /ˈæntiˌdeɪt/ Inter: X-SAMPA » /"{nti%deIt/


Inter: en-verb » antedat|ing
  • To occur before an event or time; to exist further back in time
    1. To assign a date to a document or action earlier than the actual date; to backdate


      * predate


      * postdate


      Inter: trans-top » To occur before an event or time; to exist further back in time

  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|предшествам

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|предшествовать

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » To assign a date earlier than the actual date; to backdate
    • Bulgarian: поставям по-раншна дата на документ
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|antedatovat
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|antedateren

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Ido: Inter: t+ » io|predatizar
  • Russian: Inter: t- » ru|датировать задним числом

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: checktrans-to » p
    • Inter: ttbc » sh: Inter: t- » sh|antidatirati
    • Inter: ttbc » eo: antaŭdati

    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m



    Inter: es-verb-form » antedatar
  • Inter: es-verb form of » ending=ar|mood=imperative|pers=2|formal=yes|number=singular|antedatar
    1. Inter: es-verb form of » ending=ar|mood=subjunctive|tense=present|pers=1|number=singular|antedatar
    2. Inter: es-verb form of » ending=ar|mood=subjunctive|tense=present|pers=2|formal=yes|number=singular|antedatar
    3. Inter: es-verb form of » ending=ar|mood=subjunctive|tense=present|pers=3|number=singular|antedatar

    Translation: cy » antedate
    Translation: et » antedate
    Translation: el » antedate
    Translation: ko » antedate
    Translation: io » antedate
    Translation: kn » antedate
    Translation: mg » antedate
    Translation: my » antedate
    Translation: no » antedate
    Translation: ps » antedate
    Translation: pl » antedate
    Translation: ta » antedate
    Translation: te » antedate
    Translation: tr » antedate
    Translation: vi » antedate

  • antedaté at English (WD) Of Explained:



    Inter: es-verb-form » antedatar
  • Inter: es-verb form of » ending=ar|mood=indicative|tense=preterite|pers=1|number=singular|antedatar

  • Translation: mg » antedaté
    Translation: no » antedaté