An"te*date` (#), n.

1.

Prior date; a date antecedent to another which is the actual date.

2.

Anticipation.

[Obs.]

Donne.

 

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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.

 

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