postpone

270 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[pə͡ʊstpˈə͡ʊn], [pə‍ʊstpˈə‍ʊn], [p_əʊ_s_t_p_ˈəʊ_n]
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Synonyms for Postpone:

interrupt (verb)

break, delay, interrupt, pause, recess, relieve, reprieve, snag, stay, stop, suspend.

Other synonyms and related words:

Prorogate, To postpone, abandon, absolve, accede, acquiesce, act evasively, addition, adjourn, adjournment, arrest, arrogant, augmentation, avoid, await, balk, bar, baulk, belatedly, bewilder, block, blunt, bold, bow, brutal, buy on credit, call, call off, cancel, careless, carry-over, cease temporarily, chase away, check, check temporarily, circumvent, communicate successfully, comply with, compress, condone, confinement, confound, confuse, conserve, consternate, consult one's pillow, continuation, continue, cool it, crude, curb, custody, cut short, dally, defer, deferment, deferral, deferred, delayed, deliberately, detain, detention, deter, disconcert, discontinue, discontinue temporarily, discourage, discourteous, disdainful, dishearten, disregard, disrespectful, dissolve, distant, disturb, dodge, dormancy, drag out, draw out, drive away, duck, due back, dully, elongate, elude, encumber, end, enlargement, escape, evade, except, excessive, expansion, extend, extension, extent, extravagant, fix, flurry, foil, forestall, forgive, frustrate, fudge, gently, get across, get back, give a rain check, give in, gradually, gross, halt, hamper, handicap, hang fire, haughty, have, hedge, hesitate, hinder, hold, hold back, hold in abeyance, hold off, hold over, hold up, holdover, idle, ignore, impede, impertinent, impolite, in orderly fashion, in retard, inaction, inactive, increase, indelicate, indolent, inert, interfere with, intermit, keep, keep back, keep in abeyance, kick into touch, knock back, latency, lay aside, lay away, lay over, lengthen, lengthen out, lethargically, lingeringly, lofty, luxurious, moderately, mothball, neglect, negligent, nominate, obstruct, overlook, parry, pigeon-hole, pigeonhole, piss off, play for time, postpones, potency, potentiality, preserve, prevent, procrastinate, prolong, prorogue, protract, proud, push aside, push for, put, put aside, put away, put back, put in mothballs, put of, put on back burner, put on hold, put on ice, put over, put-off, quietly, rearrange, remand, remit, renewal, renovation, replacement, reschedule, reserve, restrain, retain, rude, save, send back, set back, set by, shelve, shift off, sideline, sidestep, slacken, slackly, sleep on, sleep on it, sleepily, slippage, slow, slowly, sluggish, sluggishly, spin out, spread, stall, stand over, stave off, stop temporarily, store, stow, stretch, stretch out, string, stupidly, stymie, submit, supercilious, surcease, suspension, table, table the motion, tabulate, take a recess, tardily, tardy, tediously, temporize, throw back, thwart, tide over, timetable, torpidly, turn off, unhurried, unhurriedly, wait, waive, wasteful, withhold.

Rhymes for Postpone:

  1. lone, scone, mon, roan, groan, clone, own, crone, sown, hone, known, bone, sewn, rhone, loan, tone, blown, drone, moan, zone, cohn, cone, prone, shown, phone, thrown, grown, throne, stone, shone;
  2. cyclone, cologne, malone, disown, capone, atone, unknown, alone, condone, homegrown, intone, dethrone, bemoan, trombone, hipbone;
  3. overblown, unbeknown, calderon, bourguignon, overthrown, overgrown;

Quotes for Postpone:

  1. I postpone death by living, by suffering, by error, by risking, by giving, by losing. Anais Nin.
  2. Should we freeze or postpone prospective tax cuts and avoid any new tax cuts until we are sure we have the money to pay for the war on terrorism and the war in Iraq. Tim Russert.
  3. It's just a campy blast. I just want to do as little as I can and make it good, and try not to sell out. I'm sure I will, but I'm just trying to postpone it. David Spade.

Idioms of Postpone:

  1. postpone sth until sth;