- Postpone is defined as to put off to or place in a later time.
An example of postpone is to move an outdoor party to the following weekend due to rain.
postpone definition by Webster's New World
postpone definition by American Heritage Dictionary
transitive verb post·poned, post·pon·ing, post·pones
- To delay until a future time; put off. See Synonyms at defer1.
- To place after in importance; subordinate.
Origin: Latin postpōnere : post-, post- + pōnere, to put; see post2.
- post·ponˈa·ble adjective
- post·poneˈment noun
- post·ponˈer noun