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date back

verb as in antedate

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Archeological finds at the Amphipolis tomb may date back to Alexander the Great.

Concerns about the proliferation of these labs date back to shortly after the expansion began in the early 2000s.

The circular trade exchange building features murals which date back to 1889.

In all three categories, almost all anti-gay laws are a vestige of European colonialism, and date back approximately 150 years.

Studies about the illness date back to the 1950s, and patients in the Southwest have been diagnosed with it for decades.

The Ponte dAugusto, too, is a monument of the times, which date back nearly nineteen centuries.

It is not impossible, therefore, that cremation may itself date back to the totemic age.

For this reason vegetation cults date back to the very beginnings of the totemic period.

In this form, the beginnings of a right of refuge date back even into the totemic age.

Such legends everywhere grew up out of vegetation cults, which date back to the beginnings of agriculture.


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On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to date back, such as: antecede, backdate, come first, go before, misdate, and precede.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.