Đồng nghĩa của postpone

Alternative for postpone

postpones, postponed, postponing

Đồng nghĩa: defer, delay, hold over, procrastinate, put off, shelve, stall, suspend, table,

Trái nghĩa: ancestry,


To delay or put off an event, appointment etc.
delay defer shelve put off adjourn hold over suspend table put back reschedule stay pigeonhole remit continue hold off mothball put on ice put over carry over forestay procrastinate prorogue respite stall stand over hold up lay over put on the back burner take a rain check on cool it hang fire hold off on keep in abeyance put on hold give a rain check put in cold storage put on back burner set aside hold in abeyance lay on the table retard put aside interrupt protract prolong discontinue hold back break off hold terminate bring to an end intermit dissolve put to one side extend pause stop halt cut short recess lay aside withhold cease prorogate detain give rain check end call a halt to check wait dally temporize leave arrest tarry rearrange temporise reserve put a stop to set back disband drag one's feet cool put on the shelf file waive dismiss slow break up sideline hinder impede hesitate finish dither put something off dawdle quit put in abeyance avoid lag poke freeze let up hang back linger loiter hang up call a halt play a waiting game refrain do later kick the can down the road put off the evil day use delaying tactics put off the evil hour take a raincheck play for time slow up park put something on hold hold something in abeyance retain hold something over reorganize suppress get across put across reprieve hang contain take offline dillydally save neglect renounce put on one side keep obstruct block lengthen bar pink-slip omit inactivate can cut break leave to another time put on the bank burner cancel sever stave off push back count out rule out lay off leave off slow down reorganise cut off keep back change the date put an end to keep from bring to a standstill bring to a halt bring to a close take a breather from abort put on a back burner equivocate hedge put out of commission decommission put into storage shut up pack away suspend proceedings stonewall refrain from tie up curtail filibuster curb knock off restrain take a break surcease desist rest prevaricate come to an end take a breather take a recess take five sit tight take no action distract divert abbreviate shorten clip abridge take a rain check leave unfinished stop dead stop short break short stop in full flow stop cold avoid the issue take one's time beat about the bush beat around the bush gain time buy time avoid doing something call it a day hold one's horses keep from doing something bide one's time waver vacillate haver swither goldbrick drag dilly-dally put off doing something postpone action drag your feet defer action be undecided suspend action let slide shilly-shally drag one's heels be dilatory be indecisive hum and haw wind up conclude drop close lapse elapse expire pass determine die take ten dead-end wink out rise shake take a breath complete call time take time out go finish off ease off ease up close out wrap up round out round off shut down pull the plug on have a breather wind down be suspended be put on hold drop it axe do less nip in the bud bring to a stop have a break come to a standstill take time off belay immobilize stem turn back scratch ax eliminate run out wrap extinguish ultimate scrub abolish bring to a conclusion annul bring to an untimely end deactivate immobilise put the kibosh on relax slacken release abate relent consummate culminate cap clear falter deliberate be over cut loose sew up fold up button up call off button down be put to bed put a lid on draw to a close relax one's efforts reflect mark time pull up disrupt stop briefly desist from shut off cut out pack in give over pack up think twice stop what you're doing come to standstill catch one's breath break it up


To prevent from progress
retard arrest check decelerate delay handicap brake clog detain hinder impede obstruct encumber slow down stall defer hamper curb hamstring hold back hold up inhibit set back slow up interrupt keep back put back restrain restrict slacken slow cumber stay trammel baffle baulk balk bog choke crimp dawdle decrease down falter fetter flag hesitate interfere with lessen loaf loiter mire poke reduce retardate put a brake on back off bog down choke off close off hang up let up shut down shut off take down bring to screeching halt throw a spanner in the works of throw a monkey wrench in the works of get in the way of temper stunt limit curtail regulate moderate abate lag diminish foil stymie thwart derail reef quiet qualify procrastinate embog block cramp halt withhold hobble pause protract repress prevent cripple remit stop shelve prorogue deter shackle rein in intermit bar prolong confine hold frustrate handcuff put off wind down put the brakes on cut back lose steam back-water keep waiting lose speed cut down anchor it let down flaps hit the brakes stave off hold off on make late hold over hog-tie stand in the way of manacle embarrass short-circuit tie up constrain get in the way bridle disrupt oppose bork interfere cramp one's style forestall prohibit debar tie faze bind entangle scupper crab stonewall inconvenience be a hindrance to cut off throw a spanner in the works discontinue bottleneck muzzle burden neutralize contravene neutralise resist counteract ward off freeze discomfit rattle dam chain disconcert catch foul up screw up ensnare enmesh net capture box in shut out louse up straiten snag discourage give a hard time saddle with entrap throw a spoke in the wheel of hem in tether suppress dissuade smother quash stifle affect disturb forbid suspend tamper influence confuse sandbag ward avert taboo bit interdict outlaw enjoin snooker jam incommode conflict trouble discommode defeat puzzle confound stump spoil mystify hold in put an end to hold down keep in scotch nonplus put on brakes put an stop to nip in the bud stem the flow of flummox put on hold dead-end pigeonhole throw a monkey wrench into put on back burner put paid to corner upset give the run around hold off put the kibosh on hang fire leash debilitate weigh down drag one's feet tie one's hands


Give up
waive relinquish renounce abandon surrender yield cede reject give up abdicate abjure disregard drop forsake refuse resign sacrifice defer forgo put aside remit spurn allow delay disclaim disown dispense with do without grant leave neglect prorogue remove renege reserve set aside shelve stay suspend table sign away turn down hand over hold off hold up refrain from turn over put off render lay down deliver cough up turn in part with forfeit abnegate forego concede forswear ignore transfer decline quit give away eschew pass up cut out lose step down from deliver up go without step aside from let go of dismiss repudiate let pass cease stop abstain from desist give over swear off give in opt out let go leave out bail out cast off give miss commit pass skip discard forbear refrain demit vacate resist desert withdraw avoid withgo quitclaim capitulate miss out on let go by pass on bequeath ditch fail to take advantage of yield up shed steer clear of withhold from leave off pack in fold make over bag it give way cast aside pass by back down lay aside desist from give something a miss say goodbye to throw in the towel throw in the sponge close your eyes to forget deny oneself brush aside waste squander convey assign confer disinherit shirk disgorge deny recommend hand entrust consign trust intrust transmit repose delegate vest confide pass something up betray blow spare prostitute withdraw from stand down from separate oneself from sign off divorce oneself from wash hands of turn one's back on shun relegate fork out fork up dispense fritter away expend bypass botch sacrifice something kiss goodbye leave behind pay with be deprived of be stripped of kiss goodbye to abstain disavow submit cast dump communicate vouchsafe abalienate accord remise halt deny yourself restrain from lay off fail to take pass over fail to grasp lose out on let slip drop the ball bow succumb terminate kick come across with sign over fork over not touch stay away from get off rein in forbear from shy from can commend budge blink relent retire cut loose drop out kiss good-bye stand down acquiesce knuckle under cave in concede defeat take the pledge take the oath quit cold turkey drop like hot potato keep off call a halt to skip out on antedate climb down sell out exclude disqualify step down precede knock off resign from back out of drop out of proffer admit defeat cry uncle buckle under pull out hand in despair tender chicken out present bow out comply collapse leave holding the bag leave high and dry leave in the lurch sit out discharge keep from leave alone antecede preexist predate cancel omit eliminate rule out throw out cross out shut the door on dish out allot devolve hand on bestow allocate shell out lay out pay hand down provide pony up ante up hand out apportion distribute pay up furnish parcel out charge pay out dole out place disburse come up with deal out refer offer supply produce alienate mete out commission donate invest depute deed give out alien contribute authorize authorise prorate portion make with chip in stump up appoint spend task feed send administer dispatch share send on settle up put lay deposit award foot the bill pass round pass out hand round lend direct kick in pitch in come across designate set down defray the cost of devote impart appropriate leave with divide put into the hands of send out dispose of disseminate pay for reassign shift bestow on circulate share out mete confer on divvy give to give back turn over to sign something over put in extend volunteer shell something out release give over to divert find will gift make something over to someone stump something up confine outlay put in charge of issue shunt redirect put down finish with let fall channel free render up throw let someone have club together vest in give into the custody of give into the care of unload give into the charge of promise ordain destine engage leave to employ move send on errand hold responsible for send on mission change let have endow lodge set make a contribution make a donation handball escalate give custody of deposit with give custody decentralise pass to pass down decentralize offload get rid of hand to foist fob off be handed down palm off give free rein divide out partition measure give with lot return offer back pin devise demise attorn have a whip-round patronise advance allow to look after let out make trustee loan aid let store patronize put into hands of command show level apply exhibit put in the hands of pertain belong entrust to grant to invest in settle display give oneself over fall victim fold up suffer defeat accept defeat be overwhelmed cry quits lay down your arms break show the white flag come to terms be overcome indulge resign yourself lay down arms be conquered be beaten give up the struggle buckle raise the white flag call it quits saddle burden aim instate target ascribe expose extract broadcast let off drop off unveil repeat spread scoop dish up ladle serve spoon inflict serve up deal cut in disperse parcel lot out divvy up split break up portion out ration out ration admeasure cut measure out divide up carve up slice piece up slice up declare give and take carry relay publish make known retail stream retweet RT provide use of be generous with send forth allow use of fulfil achieve carry out make good on implement live up to fulfill have deliver the goods carry through bear roll out bring forward put forward bring out draw out bring to light


Relieve of blame, responsibility
reprieve amnesty pardon acquit respite spare alleviate relieve abate allay mitigate palliate absolve excuse forgive let off liberate remit stay let go grant a stay let up on let off this time grant an amnesty to grant a stay of execution let off the hook grant a stay of execution to cancel someone's punishment commute someone's punishment postpone someone's punishment remit someone's punishment release free exonerate exempt discharge exculpate clear have mercy on condone deliver unbind unchain unfetter unshackle deal leniently with be merciful to set free show mercy to except overlook whitewash dispense emancipate disencumber enfranchise unleash uncage spring manumit disenthrall disenthral be lenient to disimprison go easy on enlarge make allowances for let out bail out let loose turn loose set loose unburden disburden divest rid accept discount justify strip disembarrass untangle extricate lighten write off forgive and forget look the other way give indulgence to give dispensation to give amnesty to unyoke privilege from save parole unbridle rescue wipe the slate clean make exempt make allowance for loosen affranchise dismiss demobilize disengage bail unlock loose redeem untie grant someone a dispensation grant someone an exemption ransom demobilise let someone off with let it go by let something ride free from restraint cut loose put on the street free from restriction turn out give rights to unguilt extenuate shrive give absolution make excuses for apologize for pass over grant amnesty let someone off take rap for be lenient on pity forbear be merciful save from save from harm save bacon save neck be lenient grant a pardon to refrain from hurting pull out of the fire have pity on leave uninjured leave unpunished give quarter to not harm get off the hook get out of hock leave unhurt grant pardon to give a break leave unharmed allow to go allow to leave send away vindicate atone wipe slate clean purge sanitise sanitize let off easy be easy on abandon drop remove rationalize disculpate explain declare innocent find innocent rationalise pronounce not guilty bleach lifeboat launder let off hook exclude grant immunity wipe it off wink at blink at grandfather pass by relieve of give immunity make an exception of make an exception for wipe the slate cleanse release conditionally release on parole give terms expiate purify lustrate sanctify free from atone for not hold something against bear no malice towards feel no malice towards feel no resentment towards bury the hatchet with bury the hatchet stop feeling malice towards harbour no grudge against accept someone's apology stop feeling resentful towards turn a blind eye to turn a deaf ear to let it go let bygones be bygones bear no malice turn other cheek kiss and make up think no more of


To put an end to, especially formally
dissolve dismiss end terminate suspend disband discontinue abolish adjourn cease disestablish finish abate abrogate annul avoid ax axe cancel conclude disannul invalidate negate null nullify overthrow prorogue quash repeal rescind vacate void break up dismantle disunite scrap wind up annihilate close close down collapse decimate demolish destroy destruct discharge disorganize eradicate loose roll back ruin sever shatter shoot split up strike down unmake wind down wrack wreck bring to an end do away with fade out get rid of render void resolve into put an end to break off stop halt interrupt call a halt to round off wrap up delay cut short recess quit defer shelve leave off let up put off pigeonhole complete expire put on ice lapse elapse prorogate dead-end close out knock off round out put a stop to wink out come to an end bring to a close hold over table break stay mothball abort call off pass determine consummate drop put back hold up cut off ultimate lay off take a rain check on put on the back burner call it a day put in cold storage arrest put a period to intermit reschedule put aside can check culminate belay hold in abeyance crown die wrap suspend proceedings lay aside take a break sew up shut down finish off top off desist take a breather take a recess take five lay on the table hold off put the lid on be over set aside pull the plug on put on hold draw to a close retract revoke bring something to a close dissociate abandon cut hold something in abeyance cinch go bring down curtain draw to close put to bed scratch eliminate run out extinguish scrub bring to a conclusion bring to an untimely end cap bring to a standstill bring to a halt take a breather from put on a back burner clear cut loose fold up button up button down be put to bed put a lid on withhold liquidate bankrupt take time out take ten rise sideline drop it call time shake bar retard hold pink-slip keep in abeyance put in abeyance file waive omit procrastinate inactivate protract hang up stave off push back put on back burner count out rule out lay over put on the shelf hang fire put into liquidation sell out pause continue put over remit respite curb restrain hold back call a halt take a rain check resolve relinquish sunder settle cut out desist from give up end up put paid to shut off dispose of wind something up pack in switch off pack up pull the plug get done give over give something the chop knock something on the head nip something in the bud get shut of nip in the bud pack it in get shot of


To fail to care for or pay attention to
neglect overlook disregard ignore discount forget abandon bypass overpass shirk skip dismiss forsake avoid contemn defer desert discard omit pretermit depreciate elide evade miss overleap procrastinate reject scant underestimate leave undone pass over be lax about gloss over let pass not attend to pay no attention to pay no heed to pay no mind set aside skimp on brush aside brush off fail to look after leave alone let go let slide lose sight of not care for procrastinate over shrug off take no notice of think little of be remiss about not care pass up pay little attention to slur over tune out turn a deaf ear to turn your back on be careless be derelict be indifferent fail to care for fail to provide for live with not trouble oneself be irresponsible be negligent be remiss laugh off be remiss in keep at arm's length make light of throw to the winds trifle with keep one's distance fail to remember look the other way have nothing to do with not remember turn one's back on slight turn a blind eye to fail pass by forfeit forego give up leave out leave forgo waive whitewash condone excuse fail to take advantage of dispense with wink at blink at paper over surrender blow yield decline renounce eschew spurn pass unheed remit connive unmind lose out on let slip drop the ball dodge take no account of gloze over put aside shut eyes to do without turn a blind eye skip over squander shun sidestep escape duck relinquish refuse elude turn down drop cede shake botch forgive pardon lose get around run away from let something slide get out of funk duck-shove weasel out of wriggle out of finesse scape cut miss out on quit slough off delay minimize cop out of fail to take fail to grasp be oblivious to sacrifice duck out of shuffle out of turn back on shelve minimise push aside fail to notice let go of put off pooh-pooh give something a miss leave be pass on play down trip up fail to spot hold off write off let ride not choose close the eyes to waste skirt blow off blank over put behind you erase from your mind put out of your mind deny oneself cushion lose track of dance around shy from blank not take into consideration leave something undone blink pussyfoot around tergiversate skirt round disbelieve let go by let something go downhill avoid considering close one's eyes to not dwell on concede fritter away expend withgo cold-shoulder throw away keep one's distance from fend off go around shake off give the slip to lay low from leave out of account let off easy send to Coventry brush away turn a deaf ear connive at undersell dispel doubt steer clear of give a miss skim over let something go to seed cut out lay aside take with a pinch of salt give no credence to pass something up shirk from blow it fail to exploit misheed reschedule exclude never mind stop thinking about look through let it go take no notice turn blind eye pay no mind to turn deaf ear shut your eyes to close your eyes to not take into account bury one's head in sand antedate resign abjure abdicate put on hold mothball put on back burner take a rain check on hold off on put on ice give rain check put on the back burner precede antecede preexist predate disclaim hand over stay hold up disown allow remove refrain from grant sign away table turn over suspend prorogue renege reserve refrain pay no attention fail to see let fall between the cracks fail to observe look past leave out of consideration leave unnoticed slip up on abstain from go without belittle flout trivialize trivialise cock a snook at scoff at refuse to acknowledge wave aside think no more of sweep aside forget about have no time for shuffle off body-swerve not attend shrink from scrimshank mislay misplace play truant from creep parry dog cheat bludge slide out of fence miscarry muff blunder flub avert bob off skive off fail to seize fall short of fail at lie down on job snub ostracize give the cold shoulder rebuff ostracise repudiate blackball blacklist freeze out give someone the brush-off coldshoulder scorn disdain cast aside banish downplay despise excommunicate cut someone cold have done with look right through pay no heed shut out cut someone dead disparage boycott disapprove repulse repel nix reprobate knock back give someone the go-by give the cold shoulder to negative deselect take no heed of joke about say no to baulk at put out of one's mind hand someone the frozen mitt not buy throw out balk at leave out in the cold leave behind expel look straight through close your eyes be oblivious sail by walk by make a joke of give somebody the cold shoulder sweep something aside leave well enough alone refuse to have anything to do with absolve yourself laugh something off tolerate circumvent debar treat lightly soft-pedal wink dissimulate bilk keep away from keep clear of leave in the cold treat as unimportant de-emphasize circumnavigate hack stay away from hide from override deal rapidly with treat with contempt pour cold water on throw cold water on trample on withhold from desist from give the thumbs down to not accept not heed not take advantage of make allowances for let someone off with let something ride deliberately ignore ride roughshod over pretend not to notice sink wash your hands of close one's mind to reckon without work around defy deny cancel do away with abolish disrespect scout relegate consign to oblivion disobey disesteem vilipend put to one side fail to anticipate dispose of put a stop to render needless disfavour disfavor have contempt for have no use for skirt around deprecate denigrate diminish put an end to get rid of knock something on the head fail to take account of discredit fail to mention skate over fail to deal with elope run away abscond flee kiss off put away laugh away run off tell someone to get lost negate withdraw turn deaf ear to turn from jib at protest hold out turn away refuse to receive throw over not budge on demur send off send one's regrets protest at desist demur at hold back draw the line at say no give thumbs down to shake one's head jilt veto abnegate disfellowship burn unfollow unfriend put down cast out break with cut off give a wide berth to swear off give the elbow kick someone in the teeth leave off give someone the big E cut dead give someone the air have nothing more to do with bin off give someone the push

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