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Meaning of POSTDATE

Pronunciation:  powst'deyt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  establish something as being later relative to something else
  2. [v]  be later in time; "Tuesday always follows Monday."

POSTDATE is a 8 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: follow
 Antonyms: antecede, antedate, antedate, foredate, forego, precede, predate, predate
 See Also: chronologise, chronologize



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Post"date`\, v. t. [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.
  2. \Post"date`\, a.
    Made or done after the date assigned.
          Of these [predictions] some were postdate; cunningly
          made after the thing came to pass.       --Fuller.
  3. \Post"date`\, n.
    A date put to a bill of exchange or other paper, later than
    that when it was actually made.
Thesaurus Terms
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