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poʊstˈpoʊn, poʊs-post·pone

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. postpone, prorogue, hold over, put over, table, shelve, set back, defer, remit, put offverb

    hold back to a later time

    "let's postpone the exam"

Wiktionary

  1. postponeverb

    To delay or put off an event, appointment etc.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Postponeverb

    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

  2. Postponeverb

    to place after, behind, or below something, in respect to precedence, preference, value, or importance

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Postpone

    pōst-pōn′, v.t. to put off to a future time: to defer: to delay: to subordinate.—n. Postpone′ment, act of putting off to an after-time: temporary delay—also Postpō′nence (obs.). [L. postponĕre, -positumpost, after, ponĕre, to put.]

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'postpone' in Verbs Frequency: #1079

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of postpone in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of postpone in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of postpone in a Sentence

  1. Carlos Curbelo:

    A lot of members in leadership just want to postpone the inevitable.

  2. Monica Roa:

    In El Salvador, the recommendation to postpone pregnancy is offensive to women and even more ridiculous in the context of strict abortion laws and high levels of sexual violence against girls and women.

  3. Travis Grenier:

    Blakes mother read 1 Corinthians 13. In front of our parents, siblings and our photographer, we shed tears of happiness, anxiousness, and nervousness. I walked down the aisle with relics of my late grandparents and I couldnt have asked for a more perfect wedding. At that moment, I realized that my love for Blake is what made getting married special. We cant wait to celebrate with everyone, but this day will forever be ours. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP Washington, D.C. wedding and event planner Tiffany Balmer said she isnt crossing out the idea of virtual weddings being a new business model for future couples, although she doesnt think it will replace face-to-face ceremonies. For now, she said she is willing to accommodate the bride and grooms needs, whether that means going ahead with the wedding virtually, in a small group, postponingthe big day altogether. Whatever things that a wedding planner would typically do, we are still doing for these virtual weddings. We are willing to customize and do whatever we need to do. I think people are making the best of a really hard situation, Balmer said. Washington, D.C. wedding and event planner Tiffany Balmer said she isn’t crossing out the idea of virtual weddings being a new business model for future couples, although she doesn’t think it will replace face-to-face ceremonies. (Elina Shirazi) Chris Goujon agrees with that sentiment. Obviously tomorrow is not guaranteed, so if you want to get married, do it. The Smiths said that even though they did not plan on a virtual wedding, they dont think its a bad idea for other couples who dont want to postpone the date. Virtual weddings, its amazing! It is a great way to be safe but to still have people join in your union. Certain life moments shouldnt be had without the presence of your village. We are thankful that technology gives people the opportunity to share such a special moment. CLICK HERE FOR FOX NEWS CONTINUING CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE I think we all get so caught up in what our relationship looks like to others and you know, you really just need a four dollar Publix cake and your significant other and some music and a box of champagne, Kenna Grenier said. Nothing went right for our wedding, but it is what you make of it, i dont know if to the state of Georgia we are married, but at least to us we are.

  4. Igor Sechin:

    I'd like to highlight that current oil prices are not critical for us. We can postpone some capital-intensive projects, what is going to happen of course is that it (low prices) will have an impact on the global oil supply.

  5. Damon Whiteside:

    While we were disappointed to postpone our April show in Las Vegas, we couldn't be more thrilled to host the rescheduled 55th ACM Awards in the home of Country Music for the first time in the Academy's history, first and foremost, we want to ensure the safety of our artists and industry, and to ease the burdens of traveling large teams ; therefore, we decided to bring the ACM Awards to them this September in Nashville.

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