Postpone Definition

pōst-pōn, pōs-pōn
postponed, postpones, postponing
verb
postponed, postpones, postponing
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.
American Heritage
To put off until later; defer; delay.
Webster's New World
To put at or near the end of the sentence.
The German verb is postponed.
Webster's New World
To postpose.
American Heritage
To subordinate.
Webster's New World
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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

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