Postdate Post"date`, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Postdated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Postdating}.] [Pref. post- + date.] 1. To date after the real time; as, to postdate a contract, that is, to date it later than the time when it was in fact made. [1913 Webster]

2. To affix a date to after the event. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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