- Word Combinations (verb), Word Explorer, Word Parts
|part of speech:
||postpones, postponing, postponed
||to defer until a later time.
The groom was so ill that the wedding had to be postponed.The boss decided to postpone the meeting until Friday.You shouldn't postpone seeing a doctor about this.
- defer, delay, prorogue, shelve, suspend, table
- similar words:
- adjourn, hang up, procrastinate, put aside, put off, stall, stave off, wait
||respite, scrub, suspend
||postponable (adj.), postponement (n.), postponer (n.)