predate

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A publication, such as a newspaper or magazine, that is issued with a printed date later than the date of issue
To prey upon something
To designate a date earlier than the actual one; to move a date, appointment, event, or period of time to an earlier point (contrast "postdate".)
To exist, or to occur before something else; to antedate (the more correct term for this usage.)

The Japanese use of Pascal's Triangle predates its discovery by Blaise Pascal.

If you say that one thing predated another, you mean that the first thing happened or existed some time before the second thing. His troubles predated the recession. to happen or exist earlier in history than something else
{f} occur prior to; to assign an earlier date, put a date that is earlier than
To date anticipation; to affix to (a document) an earlier than the actual date; to antedate; as, a predated deed or letter
be earlier in time; go back further; "Stone tools precede bronze tools"
prey on or hunt for; "These mammals predate certain eggs"
come before; "Most English adjectives precede the noun they modify"
To designate a date earlier than the actual one; to move a date, appointment, event, or period of time to an earlier point (contrast "postdate".)"
establish something as being earlier relative to something else
establish something as being earlier relative to something else be earlier in time; go back further; "Stone tools precede bronze tools
predated
{s} occurred before -; assigned an earlier date, dated earlier than -
predates
third-person singular of predate
predates
plural of predate
predate