This page is about the phrasal verb date back
If something dates back to a certain time, it was made at that time or it started at that time.
- date back Some of the pieces of pottery we dug up at the site date back a thousand years or more.
- date back to We need to find out the period in history that these remains date back to.
The dinosaur fossils on display at the museum date back
Contributor: Matt Errey