verb (used with object), pre·dat·ed, pre·dat·ing.
Origin of predate
Related Words for predateforeshadow, anticipate, presage, outrank, head, harbinger, lead, pioneer, preface, introduce, pace, scout, usher, rank, time, antedate, herald, guide, antecede, preexist
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Contemporary Examples of predate
But he appears to have been a 32-year-old native of Quebec with a history of legal troubles that predate his radicalization.How Big Is the Canadian Terrorists’ Network?
Tim Mak, Eli Lake, Jacob Siegel
October 23, 2014
“Parents can be reassured with the finding that sexting may predate sexual behavior,” said Dr. Temple.Sexting Is the New ‘First Base’
October 9, 2014
"The issues at stake in Bahrain predate the Arab Spring," Husain said in an interview with The Daily Beast.Bahrain Opposition No Pawn of Iran’s Mullahs, Shiite Leader Says
November 10, 2011