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1. shelve

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • contraindicate
  • derestrict
  • deny
  • enable

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Words that Rhyme with Shelve

  • twelve
  • delve

2. shelve

verb. ['ˈʃɛlv'] place on a shelf.

Synonyms

  • place
  • pose
  • lay
  • put
  • position

Antonyms

  • validate
  • unbalance
  • demobilize
  • cause to sleep

Example sentences of the word shelve


1. Verb, base form
When replacement inventory is purchased, shelve it behind the older inventory and instruct employees to take supplies from the front.

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