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postpone

synonym (synonym of postpone)

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

  • hold back to a later time (verb.stative)
    act later than planned, scheduled, or required (verb.stative)
     

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

  • (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 postpone)

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

derivation (.... is derived from postpone)

  • (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)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a worker who puts things (as books) on shelves (noun.person)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym entail derivation defer hold over prorogue put off put over remit delay call hold suspend probate reprieve respite reschedule call off cancel scratch deferment deferral prorogation putoff cunctator postponer

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