English to Afrikaans Meaning :: antedate

Antedate :
terug te sit
- terug te sitteruggedateerantedatesantedating
 

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Verb(1) be earlier in time; go back further(2) establish something as being earlier relative to something else

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(1) More than 300 words and phrases are being examined, with OED researchers hoping to antedate them (find an earlier use) or postdate them (find a recent example to prove a word is still in use).(2) Certain psychiatric disorders antedate the onset of substance use disorders.(3) there are no references to him that would antedate his birth(4) But these antedate the rise of muscular Christianity.(5) Those words all antedate the arrival of Europeans - and anthropological classifications.(6) Its name and recognition long antedated this botanist.(7) Bernard Lewis (Islam and the West) reminds us that learning about Islam is an old tradition which long antedates the Western ascendancy.(8) The use of carriageways constructed of two layers of stone broken to different dimensions antedates the construction of Telford's government roads from London to Holyhead and in the environs of Glasgow and Lanarkshire.(9) All of the stone circles, menhirs, dolmens, etc., of the British Isles were constructed by peoples who antedated the Celts by one to three thousand years.(10) For one thing, devotional cults were also popular within India, and the worship of the Hindu god Krishna antedates Christ by several centuries.(11) Porsche's history antedates its sports cars and began when a struggling automotive engineer, Ferdinand Porsche, befriended a fringe politician, Adolf Hitler, at a road race in the 1920s.(12) Given the fact that the British road network largely antedates the highway authorities themselves, the court is not in a position to say what the appropriate standard of improvement would be.(13) It is unlikely, too, that improving survival chances of infants promoted a desire to reduce completed family size, since the fertility decline appears to have antedated the fall in infant mortality.(14) Moreover, the book treats the emergence of modern advertising, not advertising, whose history antedates the author's period of study.(15) He was later tried for having antedated a consulting bill, but was acquitted.(16) In the fabric of space and in the nature of matter, as in a great work of art, there is, written small, the artist's signature there is an intelligence that antedates the universe.
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(1) antedate ::
terug te sit
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Verb
1. precede ::
voorafgaan
2. predate ::
ouer
Different Forms
antedate, antedated, antedates, antedating
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