- post-date ˌpost-ˈdate verb [transitive] BANKINGto write a date on a cheque that is later than the date when you are signing it, so that it does not become effective until then
* * *post-date UK US (also postdate) verb [T]► to write a date on a document, especially a cheque, that is later than the date on which you are writing it: »
If you cannot trust the salesman to wait until the date on a cheque before presenting it, then post-dating it is pointless.»
We always pay our credit card bill by post-dated cheque for encashment on the due date.»
a postdated letter of resignation► UK to make something such as a payment become effective at a later date: be post-dated »
The company has a lot of orders that were postdated until January► to happen or exist after something: »
The new terms and conditions, which postdate the time you used your card, state that if you make a charge in a currency other than sterling, that charge will be converted into sterling.
Financial and business terms. 2012.