HyperDic: predate

English > 4 senses of the word predate:
VERBstativepredate, precede, forego, forgo, antecede, antedatebe earlier in time
stativepredate, precedecome before
consumptionpredate, raven, preyprey on or hunt for
changepredate, antedate, foredateestablish something as being earlier relative to something else
predate > pronunciation
Soundspriydey't; priy'dey't
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > predate: 4 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningBe earlier in time; go back further.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymsprecede, forego, forgo, antecede, antedate
Oppositepostdate, followBe later in time
Spanishanteceder, preceder
Catalanantecedir, precedir
English > predate: 4 senses > verb 2, stative
Meaningcome before.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymprecede
BroaderlieBe located or situated somewhere
Spanishanteceder, antedatar, preceder
Catalanprecedir
English > predate: 4 senses > verb 3, consumption
MeaningPrey on or hunt for.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"These mammals predate certain eggs"
Synonymsraven, prey
Broaderforagewander and feed
Nounspredationthe act of preying by a predator who kills and eats the prey
predationan act of plundering and pillaging and marauding
English > predate: 4 senses > verb 4, change
MeaningEstablish something as being earlier relative to something else.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsantedate, foredate
Broaderchronologize, chronologiseEstablish the order in time of something
OppositepostdateEstablish something as being later relative to something else
Spanishantedatar, retrotaer
Catalanantedatar, retrotreure

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