AskDefine | Define antedate

Dictionary Definition

antedate

Verb

1 be earlier in time; go back further; "Stone tools precede bronze tools" [syn: predate, precede, forego, antecede] [ant: postdate]
2 establish something as being earlier relative to something else [syn: predate, foredate] [ant: postdate]

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English

Etymology

From ante- + date

Pronunciation

  • a UK /ˈæntiˌdeɪt/ /"

Extensive Definition

In banking, antedated refers to cheques which have been written by the maker, and dated at some point in the past. In the United States antedated cheques are described in the Uniform Commercial Code's Article 3, Section 113.

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Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

announce, antecede, anticipate, backdate, be before, be dated, be early, bear date, come before, date, date at, date-stamp, dateline, datemark, foredate, forerun, go before, herald, lag, make a date, misdate, mistime, postdate, precede, precurse, predate, preexist, proclaim, set the date, update, usher in
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