Definition for AN'TE-DATE

AN'TE-DATE, v.t. [L. ante, and datum, given. See Date.]

  1. To date before the true time; thus, to antedate a deed or a bond, is to express a date anterior to the true time of its execution.
  2. To anticipate; to take before the true time. And antedate the bliss above. – Pope.

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