Synonyms for ante-date
- be ahead of
- come first
- go before
- go in advance
- have a head start
- head up
- in space
- light the way
- pave the way
- ring in
- run ahead
- take precedence
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ANTE-DATE
They should ante-date the belief, whereas they post-date it.
But to bring the two things together it was necessary to ante-date the representation of the play.
It seemed as though he had not the right to ante-date heaven; as though he were not allowed to lead a pure, saintly life.
Then ante-date this gentleman's agreement by one day, so that Lousteau will be bound by the previous contract.
The only effect of the telegraphing has been to ante-date the issue by five or six weeks.
This is one of the many pieces of insignia too often called Confederate but which ante-date the Civil War by almost two decades.