Definition of postdate
- postdate a check
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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: 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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investment of mental or emotional energy
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