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1. postpone

verb. ['poʊstˈpoʊn'] hold back to a later time.

Synonyms

  • reprieve
  • call
  • put over
  • respite
  • call off
  • suspend
  • hold
  • probate
  • table
  • hold over
  • put off
  • defer
  • prorogue
  • shelve
  • delay
  • set back
  • scratch
  • scrub
  • remit
  • reschedule

Antonyms

  • validate
  • unbalance
  • demobilize
  • cause to sleep

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Example sentences of the word postpone


1. Noun, singular or mass
Other types of motion amend main motions, postpone motions or bring up urgent matters.

2. Verb, base form
Harsher winter may postpone the emergence of males a few weeks toward March.

Quotes containing the word postpone


1. Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
- Jim Rohn

2. I postpone death by living, by suffering, by error, by risking, by giving, by losing.
- Anaïs Nin

3. Afoot and light-hearted I take to the open road.Healthy, free, the world before me.The long brown path before me leading me wherever I choose.Henceforth, I ask not good fortune, I myself am good fortune.Henceforth, I whimper no more, postpone no more, need nothing.
- Walt Whitman, Songs for the Open Road: Poems of Travel and Adventure

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