Definition of postpon
1. postpone [ v ] hold back to a later time
Examples: "let's postpone the exam"
(Douglas Ashford, "Elections in Morocco: Progress...)
The Ifni crisis in the fall of 1957 postponed further consideration of elections , but French consultants were called_in and notices of further investigation appeared from_time_to_time .
(Chester G. Starr, The Origins of Greek Civili...)
On this principle of division I must postpone the evolution of sculpture , architecture , society , and politics ; for the developments in these areas make_sense only if they are connected to the age of revolution itself .
(Gerald Green, The Heartless Light....)
The master of the house , his nourished face unrevealing , consented to postpone his departure a_few minutes to talk to the detective .Synonyms postpone defer put_off shelve set_back remit prorogue table put_over hold_over Related Terms delay call probate hold reprieve respite suspend shelver procrastinator postponement cancel reschedule
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