Predate in a sentence as a verb

That's because your rights predate any laws and constitutions.

They predate the Blit, are programmed in Modula-2, translated to bytecode.

As a point of interest: Nigerian scam letters predate the internet.

When people trade in a community, credit systems predate currencies, which predates barter.

However, there are definitely an army of really high traffic sites out there written in PHP, many of which predate Facebook.

Snowden's files predate the existence of the vulnerability.

Israel stumbled into syndicalism by default - its labor unions and cooperatives predate the state.

They also predate hash-based authenticators by decades: the first secure construction of this kind of authenticator goes back to 1974 [2]!

Predate definitions


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

See also: precede forego forgo antecede antedate


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

See also: precede


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

See also: raven prey


establish something as being earlier relative to something else

See also: antedate foredate