"postpone" Definition

  1. v. t. 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. v. t. To place after, behind, or below something, in respect to precedence, preference, value, or importance.

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Position in dictionary: 76688 of 111710 words.
Word Type: v. t., v. t.,
Words that start with "postpone": 5
Words that end with "postpone": 1
Words that contain "postpone": 5
Next words in dictionary: postponed, postponement, postponence, postponer, postponing, postpose, postposed, postposing, postposit, postposition
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English Dictionary Definition of postpone

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