Misdate
Misdate Mis*date", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Misdated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Misdating}.] 1. To put a false or erroneous date on (a document). --Young. [1913 Webster]

2. To assign an incorrect date to; as, the fall of Troy was misdated by medieval writers. [PJC]


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  • misdate — (v.) 1580s, from MIS (Cf. mis ) (1) + DATE (Cf. date) (v.1). Related: Misdated; misdating …   Etymology dictionary

  • misdate — [mis dāt′, mis′dāt΄; ] for n. [ mis′dāt΄] vt. misdated, misdating to put a wrong date on (a document, letter, etc.) or assign a wrong date to (an event); date incorrectly n. a wrong date …   English World dictionary

  • misdate — /mis dayt /, v., misdated, misdating, n. v.t. 1. to assign or affix a wrong date to. n. 2. a wrong date. [1580 90; MIS 1 + DATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • misdate — verb To date incorrectly; to mark with the wrong date …   Wiktionary

  • misdate — Synonyms and related words: anachronism, antedate, antedating, anticipation, earliness, foredate, historical error, lag, lateness, metachronism, misdating, mistime, mistiming, parachronism, postdate, postdating, prochronism, prolepsis, tardiness …   Moby Thesaurus

  • misdate — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. date wrongly, predate, antedate, postdate; see mistake …   English dictionary for students

  • misdate — v. date incorrectly; miscalculate the date …   English contemporary dictionary

  • misdate — verb assign an incorrect date to …   English new terms dictionary

  • misdate — n. Anachronism …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • misdate — v date incorrectly, antedate, predate, postdate …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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