misdate

[ mis-deyt ]
/ mɪsˈdeɪt /

verb (used with object), mis·dat·ed, mis·dat·ing.

to assign or affix a wrong date to.

noun

a wrong date.

Nearby words

  1. miscreate,
  2. miscreated,
  3. miscredit,
  4. miscue,
  5. miscue analysis,
  6. misdeal,
  7. misdeed,
  8. misdeem,
  9. misdemean,
  10. misdemeanant

Origin of misdate

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

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British Dictionary definitions for misdate

misdate

/ (mɪsˈdeɪt) /

verb

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

misdate

v.

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

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