Postpone meaning

pōst-pōn', pōs-pōn'
To put off until later; defer; delay.
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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.

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To cause or arrange for (an event) to take place at a time later than the time at which it was originally supposed to happen.
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To postpose.
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To put at or near the end of the sentence.

The German verb is postponed.

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To subordinate.
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To delay or put off an event, appointment etc.
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Origin of postpone

  • Latin postpōnere post- post- pōnere to put post2
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition