assign to an earlier date
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  • date — 1. n. & v. n. 1 a day of the month, esp. specified by a number. 2 a particular day or year, esp. when a given event occurred. 3 a statement (usu. giving the day, month, and year) in a document or inscription etc., of the time of composition or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Date of the Tolkappiyam — The dating of the earliest Tamil grammatical treatise Tolkappiyam has been debated much and it is still imprecise and uncertain [1][2][3] and has seen wide disagreements amongst scholars in the field.[3][4] …   Wikipedia

  • 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 — v. /an ti dayt , an ti dayt /; n. /an ti dayt /, v., antedated, antedating, n. v.t. 1. to be of older date than; precede in time: The Peruvian empire antedates the Mexican empire. 2. predate (def. 1). 3. to assign to an earlier date: to antedate… …   Universalium

  • MIDRESHEI HALAKHAH — (Heb. מִדְךְשׁי הֲלָכָה; Halakhic Midrashim ), the appellation given to a group of tannaitic expositions on four books of the Pentateuch. This body of tannaitic literature will be discussed below under the following headings: (1) Characteristics… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 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

  • Antedate — An te*date ([a^]n t[ e]*d[=a]t ), 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Antedated — Antedate An te*date ([a^]n t[ e]*d[=a]t ), 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Antedating — Antedate An te*date ([a^]n t[ e]*d[=a]t ), 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • antedate — an•te•date v. [[t]ˈæn tɪˌdeɪt, ˌæn tɪˈdeɪt[/t]] n. [[t]ˈæn tɪˌdeɪt[/t]] v. dat•ed, dat•ing, n. 1) to be of older date than; precede in time 2) predate 1) 3) to assign to an earlier date: to antedate a historical event[/ex] 4) to cause to happen… …   From formal English to slang

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