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What does "Antedate" mean?

Definition

(n.) Anticipation (n.) Prior date; a date antecedent to another which is the actual date (v. t.) To anticipate; to make before the true time (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 (v. t.) To precede in time


Synonyms forego, precede, predate, antecede, foredate


Word Family antedated, antedates, antedating