transitive verb-·dat′ed, -·dat′ing
- to assign a later date to than the actual or current date
- to write such a date on
- to be subsequent to
transitive verbpost·dat·ed, post·dat·ing, post·dates
- To put a date on (a check, for example) that is later than the actual date.
- To occur later than; follow in time.
(third-person singular simple present postdates, present participle postdating, simple past and past participle postdated)
(both senses): predate
- (obsolete) postdated; made or done after the date assigned.
post- +"Ž date