verb (used with object), pre·dat·ed, pre·dat·ing.
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But he was also stoking a sense of grievance among the police that predated the first brick thrown last weekend.
It not only predated the New Deal, but determined its shape.
The drugs (and the sex and, for that matter, the rock 'n' roll, too) predated the fame, the money, the connections.
No—because my acquaintance with Mdlle Amlie predated by an hour only our visit to the Casino.The Tale Of Mr. Peter Brown - Chelsea Justice|V. Sackville West