Definition of postdate
1a : to date with a date later than that of execution postdate a checkb : 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
Recent Examples of postdate from the Web
The Times had been investigating whether Ms. Coico’s expenses were accurately recorded, or whether some had been postdated.
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First Known Use of postdate
POSTDATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of postdate for English Language Learners
: 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)
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