Foredate Fore*date", v. t. To date before the true time; to antedate. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • foredate — verb establish something as being earlier relative to something else • Syn: ↑predate, ↑antedate • Ant: ↑postdate (for: ↑predate) • Hypernyms: ↑chronologize, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • foredate — /fawr dayt , fohr /, v.t., foredated, foredating. to antedate. [1855 60; FORE + DATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • foredate — /fɔˈdeɪt/ (say faw dayt) verb (t) (foredated, foredating) → antedate …   Australian English dictionary

  • 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 — Synonyms and related words: announce, antecede, anticipate, backdate, be before, be dated, be early, bear date, come before, date, date at, date stamp, dateline, datemark, foredate, forerun, go before, herald, lag, make a date, misdate, mistime,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • lag — Synonyms and related words: afterthought, antedate, arrest, be found wanting, bind, block, blockage, bureaucratic delay, cast out, check, closing, collapse, come short, con, concluding, confine, dalliance, dally, dallying, dawdle, dawdling, dead… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • 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

  • postdate — Synonyms and related words: International Date Line, afterlife, antedate, backdate, be dated, bear date, date, date at, date line, date stamp, dateline, datemark, day, following, foredate, future time, hangover, lag, lateness, make a date,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • antedate — v 1.(all with reference to age or time) antecede, forerun, forego, precede, come or go before, come first. 2. anachronize, misdate, mistime, foredate, postdate; date back, backdate, assign to an earlier or previous date. 3. accelerate,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • chronologise — verb establish the order in time of something The archivist chronologized the documents • Syn: ↑chronologize • Derivationally related forms: ↑chronology (for: ↑chronologize) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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