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See also: postdaté
- (transitive) To occur after an event or time; to exist later on in time
- (transitive) To assign an effective date to a document or action later than the actual date
- to postdate a contract, that is, to date it later than the time when it was in fact made
- (transitive) To affix a date to after the event.
(both senses): predate
To occur after an event or time; to exist later on in time
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postdate (not comparable)
- (obsolete) postdated; made or done after the date assigned.
- Of these [predictions] some were postdate, cunningly made after the thing came to pass.
postdate (plural postdates)
- A date on a document later than the real date on which it was written.