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Synonyms and Antonyms of shelve

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synonym (synonym of shelve)

hypernym (shelve IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • hold back to a later time (verb.stative)
    act later than planned, scheduled, or required (verb.stative)
  • place on a shelf (
    put into a certain place or abstract location (

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF shelve relation)

  • hold back to a later time (verb.stative)
    stop or postpone because of adverse conditions, such as bad weather (verb.stative)
  • (verb.stative)
    stop dealing with (verb.stative)
  • (verb.stative)
    render temporarily ineffective (verb.stative)
  • (verb.stative)
    put a convicted person on probation by suspending his sentence (verb.stative)
  • (verb.stative)
    postpone the punishment of a convicted criminal, such as an execution (verb.stative)

entail (entailment relations of shelve)

  • (verb.communication)
    assign a new time and place for an event (verb.communication)
  • (
    postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled (

derivation (.... is derived from shelve)

  • (noun.act)
    act of putting off to a future time (noun.act)
  • (noun.act)
    discontinuation of the meeting (of a legislative body) without dissolving it (noun.act)
  • (noun.communication)
    a pretext for delay or inaction (noun.communication)
  • (noun.person)
    someone who postpones work (especially out of laziness or habitual carelessness) (noun.person)
  • place on a shelf (
    a worker who puts things (as books) on shelves (noun.person)
synonym hypernym hyponym entail derivation defer hold over postpone prorogue put off put over lay place pose position delay call hold suspend probate reprieve respite reschedule call off cancel scratch shelver deferment prorogation putoff cunctator postponer

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