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misdate

[mis-deyt]
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verb (used with object), mis·dat·ed, mis·dat·ing.
  1. to assign or affix a wrong date to.
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noun
  1. a wrong date.
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Origin of misdate

First recorded in 1580–90; mis-1 + date1
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Related Words

misplacement, solecism, prolepsis, predate, pace, accelerate, precede, antecede, backdate, misdate, postdate, forerun

British Dictionary definitions for misdate

misdate

verb
  1. (tr) to date (a letter, event, etc) wrongly
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Word Origin and History for misdate

v.

1580s, from mis- (1) + date (v.1). Related: Misdated; misdating.

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