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POSTDATE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does postdate mean? 

POSTDATE (verb)
  The verb POSTDATE has 2 senses:

1. be later in time
2. establish something as being later relative to something else

  Familiarity information: POSTDATE used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


POSTDATE (verb)


Sense 1postdate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Be later in time

Classified under:

Verbs of being, having, spatial relations

Synonyms:

postdate; follow

Context example:

Tuesday always follows Monday

Sentence frame:

Something ----s something

Antonym:

predate (be earlier in time; go back further)


Sense 2postdate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Establish something as being later relative to something else

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Hypernyms (to "postdate" is one way to...):

chronologise; chronologize (establish the order in time of something)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody

Antonym:

predate (establish something as being earlier relative to something else)


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