to date earlier than the actual date; predate; antedate:
Backdate the letter so he’ll think I wrote it last week.
(transitive) to make effective from an earlier date: the pay rise was backdated to August
also back-date, by 1881 (implied in back-dated), from back (adv.) + date (v.1). Cf. antedate. Related: Backdated; backdating.
- Back-end load
noun the final charges of commission and expenses made by an investment trust, insurance policy, etc, when the investor is paid out
an accident in which a vehicle or other conveyance has run into the rear of another. noun phrase An automobile accident in which the victim is hit from behind
to defer to a later date, as wages, benefits, or costs: The union agreed to back-load pay raises.