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Overview of verb predate

The verb predate has 4 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. predate, precede, forego, forgo, antecede, antedate

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

2. precede, predate

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

3. raven, prey, predate

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

4. predate, antedate, foredate

(establish something as being earlier relative to something else)

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