affix an earlier date
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  • antedate — I verb affix an earlier date, anachronize, assign to an earlier date, date back, date before the true date, date before the true time, date earlier than the fact, foredate, predate, set an earlier date, transfer to an earlier date II index… …   Law dictionary

  • antedate — To affix an earlier date; to date an instrument as of a time before the time it was written. Such does not affect the negotiability of the instrument. U.C.C. No. 3 114 …   Black's law dictionary

  • antedate — verb (t) /ˈæntideɪt / (say anteedayt), /æntiˈdeɪt / (say antee dayt) (antedated, antedating) 1. to be of older date than; precede in time: the Peruvian empire antedates that of Mexico. 2. to affix a date earlier than the true one to (a document,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • backdate — ack date v. t. 1. to make effective from an earlier date; to make retroactive. The increase in tax was backdated to January. Syn: back date [WordNet 1.5] 2. to affix a date earlier than the present date; sometimes done for fraudulent purposes.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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