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Meaning of PREDATE

Pronunciation:  pree'deyt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  establish something as being earlier relative to something else
  2. [v]  prey on or hunt for; "These mammals predate certain eggs"
  3. [v]  come before; "Most English adjectives precede the noun they modify"
  4. [v]  be earlier in time; go back further

PREDATE is a 7 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: antecede, antedate, antedate, foredate, forego, precede, prey, raven
 Antonyms: follow, postdate, postdate
 See Also: chronologise, chronologize, forage, lie



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Pre*date"\, v. t.
To date anticipation; to affix to (a document) an earlier
than the actual date; to antedate; as, a predated deed or

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: announce, antecede, antedate, anticipate, backdate, be before, be dated, be early, bear date, come before, date, date at, dateline, datemark, date-stamp, forerun, go before, herald, make a date, pace, postdate, precede, precurse, preexist, proclaim, set the date, update, usher in