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Dictionary Definition

postdate

Verb

1 be later in time; "Tuesday always follows Monday" [syn: follow] [ant: predate]
2 establish something as being later relative to something else [ant: predate]

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English

Etymology

Pronunciation

  • a UK /ˈpəʊstˌdeɪt/ /"p@Ust%deIt/

Verb

  1. To occur after an event or time; to exist later on in time
  2. To assign an effective date to a document or action later than the actual date

Antonyms

sense both senses predate

Translations

To occur after an event or time; to exist later on in time
To assign an effective date later than the actual date

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

International Date Line, afterlife, antedate, backdate, be dated, bear date, date, date at, date line, date-stamp, dateline, datemark, day, following, foredate, future time, hangover, lag, lateness, make a date, misdate, mistime, next life, point of time, postdating, posteriority, predate, provenience, remainder, sequence, set the date, subsequence, succession, supervenience, supervention, time, update
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