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post·pone

postpone

 
 
pronunciation:
post pon [or] pos pon
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part of speech: verb
inflections: postpones, postponing, postponed
definition: to put off until later.
The umpire postponed the baseball game because of rain.
 
synonyms:
defer, delay, table
similar words:
hang up, stall
derivations: postponable (adj.), postponement (n.), postponer (n.)
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The word postpone contains the following parts:
post- Latin prefix that means after, behind
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antonyms:
ante-, pre-, pro-2