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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Antedate \An"te*date`\ ([a^]n`t[-e]*d[=a]t`), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Antedated; p. pr. & vb. n. Antedating.] 1. To date before the true time; to assign to an earlier date;; thus, to antedate a deed or a bond is to give it a date anterior to the true time of its execution. [1913 Webster] 2. To precede in time. [1913 Webster] 3. To anticipate; to make before the true time. [1913 Webster] And antedate the bliss above. --Pope. [1913 Webster] Who rather rose the day to antedate. --Wordsworth. [1913 Webster]