verb (used with object), an·te·dat·ed, an·te·dat·ing.
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Why then, Tim, the only safe way for these gamesome macquerellas is to antedate their conception before their separation.A Select Collection of Old English Plays|Robert Dodsley
When these amphitheatres were erected we do not know, but probably they do not antedate by much the middle of the century.Shakespearean Playhouses|Joseph Quincy Adams
Their veritable records represent this people as far back as the days of Abraham, and, indeed, they antedate that period.Foot-prints of Travel|Maturin M. Ballou
This would make them antedate July, 1759, which is not true of the bakehouse.Old Trails on the Niagara Frontier|Frank H. Severance
And when Phil and I came asking questions didn't you antedate his arrival about six hours?Mavericks|William MacLeod Raine