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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 An·te·date v. t. [imp. & p. p. Antedated; p. pr. & vb. n. Antedating.]
 1. To date before the true time; to assign to an earlier date; ; thus, to antedate a deed or a bond is to give it a date anterior to the true time of its execution.
 2. To precede in time.
 3. To anticipate; to make before the true time.
    And antedate the bliss above.   --Pope.
    Who rather rose the day to antedate.   --Wordsworth.