Simple Definition of postdate
: to give (something) a date that is later than the actual or current date
: to exist, happen, or be made at a later time than (something)
Full Definition of postdate
1 a : to date with a date later than that of execution <postdate a check> b : to assign (an event) to a date subsequent to that of actual occurrence
2 : to follow in time
Examples of postdate in a sentence
We sent the company a postdated check for next month's payment.
<the inscription at the base actually postdates the statue itself by a number of years>
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