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Definition 1: establish something as being earlier relative to something else - [verb of change]

Synonyms for predate in the sense of this definition

(predate is a kind of ...) establish the order in time of something

"The archivist chronologized the documents"

Definition 2: prey on or hunt for - [verb of consumption]

Samples where predate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • These mammals predate certain eggs

Synonyms for predate in the sense of this definition

(predate is a kind of ...) wander and feed

"The animals forage in the woods"

Definition 3: be earlier in time; go back further - [verb of stative]

Samples where predate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Stone tools precede bronze tools

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Definition 4: come before - [verb of stative]

Samples where predate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Most English adjectives precede the noun they modify

Synonyms for predate in the sense of this definition

(predate is a kind of ...) be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position

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