Synonyms of predate


1. predate, precede, forego, forgo, antecede, antedate

usage: be earlier in time; go back further; "Stone tools precede bronze tools"

2. precede, predate, lie

usage: come before; "Most English adjectives precede the noun they modify"

3. raven, prey, predate, forage

usage: prey on or hunt for; "These mammals predate certain eggs"

4. predate, antedate, foredate, chronologize, chronologise

usage: establish something as being earlier relative to something else

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Definition and meaning of predate (Dictionary)