outdated

[out-dey-tid]
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Origin of outdated

First recorded in 1610–20; out- + date1 + -ed2

outdate

[out-deyt]
verb (used with object), out·dat·ed, out·dat·ing.
  1. to put out of date; make antiquated or obsolete: The advent of the steamship outdated sailing ships as commercial carriers.

Origin of outdate

First recorded in 1640–50; probably back formation from outdated
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outdated

adjective
  1. old-fashioned or obsolete

outdate

verb
  1. (tr) (of something new) to cause (something else) to become old-fashioned or obsolete
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Word Origin and History for outdated
adj.

also out-dated, 1610s, "grown obsolete," from out + past participle of date (v.1). Out-of-date is attested from 1610s.

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