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Postpone

Post`pone´
v. t.1.To defer to a future or later time; to put off; also, to cause to be deferred or put off; to delay; to adjourn; as, to postpone the consideration of a bill to the following day, or indefinitely.
[imp. & p. p. Postponed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Postponing.]
His praise postponed, and never to be paid.
- Cowper.
2.To place after, behind, or below something, in respect to precedence, preference, value, or importance.
All other considerations should give way and be postponed to this.
- Locke.
Verb1.postpone - hold back to a later time; "let's postpone the exam"
dally, drag out, extend, hang fire, hang up, hold off, hold over, hold up, lay aside, lay away, lay by, lay over, pigeonhole, prorogate, prorogue, protract, push aside, put aside, put away, put in mothballs, put off, put on ice, recess, reserve, set aside, set by, shelve, shift off, sideline, sleep on, stand over, stave off, store, stow, stretch out, table, table the motion, take a recess, temporize, waive
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Postnares
postnasal drip
Postnatal
Postnate
Postnuptial
Postoblongata
Postocular
Postoffice order
postoperative
postoperatively
Postoral
Postorbital
Postpaid
Postpalatine
postpartum
Postpliocene
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postponed
Postponement
Postponence
Postponer
Postpose
Postposit
Postposition
Postpositional
Postpositive
Postprandial
postprandial blood glucose
POSTQUEL
Postremogeniture
Postremote
Postrider
Postscapula
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