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[pohst-deyt, pohst-] /poʊstˈdeɪt, ˈpoʊst-/

verb (used with object), postdated, postdating.
to (a check, invoice, letter, document) with a later than the actual .
to follow in time:
His recognition as an artist postdated his death.
verb (transitive)
to write a future date on (a document), as on a cheque to prevent it being paid until then
to assign a date to (an event, period, etc) that is later than its previously assigned date of occurrence
to be or occur at a later date than

also post-date, 1620s, from post- + date (v.1) “to assign a date to, to mark a date on.” Related: Postdated; postdating. Intransitive meaning “be of an earlier date” is from 1909.


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