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postdate (v.)

also post-date, "to affix a later date to than the real one," 1620s, from post- + date (v.1) "to assign a date to, to mark a date on." Related: Postdated; postdating. Intransitive meaning "be of a later date than" is by 1909.

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Definitions of postdate

postdate (v.)
be later in time;
Synonyms: follow
postdate (v.)
establish something as being later relative to something else;
From wordnet.princeton.edu