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antedate

verb affix an earlier date, anachronize, assign to an earlier date, date back, date before the true date, date before the true time, date earlier than the fact, predate, set an earlier date, transfer to an earlier date

ANTEDATE. To, put a date to an instrument of a time before the time it was written. Vide Date.

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Furthermore, there is reason to suppose that they intentionally antedated when their tetrarchies commenced, for political credibility.
Nevertheless, given the many engaging and valid studies on pre-Petrarchan humanism, studies that have antedated the origin of Italian humanism from the mid-fourteenth century (the age of Petrarch) to the second half of the thirteenth century (the era of Lovato dei Lovati), Cappelli's claim for a chronological primacy of the illustrious poet needs a better contextualization and a more forceful and sophisticated justification.
7,255,851 ("Noninvasive Localization of a Light-Emitting Conjugate in a Mammal for Methods in Fluorescence-Based Imaging"), which establishes a July 1994 priority date, is antedated by the work of "numerous investigators worldwide.
Our flagship publication, Environmental Law, antedated Huffman's arrival on the law faculty by three years, due to the prescience of our legendary faculty member, Billy Williamson, who founded the publication in 1970.
As it happens, they were antedated by the London Society of Anaesthetists founded in 1893.
Government spokesmen point out, however, that terrorist outrages long antedated the second Gulf war, and that is true.
Gregory Hamilton at the May 6, 2004, meeting of the American Psychiatric Association alleges that an Oregon man with lung cancer was given a lethal prescription even though he had a history of psychological problems, including depression, alcoholism, and previous suicide attempts that long antedated his cancer diagnosis.
Impressive examples found so far come from the world of medicine (oesophageal, antedated from 1807 to 1786; pelvic, antedated from 1828 to 1799), botany (three out of the four senses of peduncle have been antedated), textiles (organdie, antedated from 1785 to 1714), and architecture (periperal, antedated from 1826 to 1768).
In 1995, after the initial joint acquisition with Notre Dame, Theodore Karp, a distinguished Midwestern musicologist at an institution not yet a Newberry partner, brought to the Newberry's attention a liturgical codex copied in about 1300 that contained a rare example of Aquitanian neumatic notation, a form of musical notation that antedated the square notation customarily found in late medieval manuscripts and early printed tomes.
Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Woodrow Wilson, among others, all presumed the supremacy of American civilization and antedated Roosevelt in using bipolar categories to justify U.
Walls maintains that missions theory in the period derived less from Enlightenment thinking than from a Christendom mindset that antedated it.