postdate

4 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Postdate \Post"date'\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Postdated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Postdating}.] [Pref. post- + date.]

1. To date after the real time; as, to postdate a contract, that is, to date it later than the time when it was in fact made.

2. To affix a date to after the event.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Postdate \Post"date'\, adjective Made or done after the date assigned.

Of these [predictions] some were postdate; cunningly made after the thing came to pass. --Fuller.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Postdate \Post"date'\, noun A date put to a bill of exchange or other paper, later than that when it was actually made. Postdiluvial

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

postdate

verb

1: be later in time; "Tuesday always follows Monday" [syn: {postdate}, {follow}] [ant: {antecede}, {antedate}, {forego}, {forgo}, {precede}, {predate}]

2: establish something as being later relative to something else [ant: {antedate}, {foredate}, {predate}]


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