- postpone an adjective
Examples of postpone in a Sentence
The baseball game was postponed until tomorrow because of rain.
we'll have to postpone a decision until we have all the information
Recent Examples of postpone from the Web
The speech was scheduled for last week, but postponed after HHS Secretary Alex Azar was hospitalized for an intestinal illness.
The concert was originally scheduled for April 7 but was postponed due to cold weather.
His confirmation hearing for that post had been scheduled for Tuesday but was postponed.
Beutner had been scheduled for last week, but had postponed his second appearance due to a sore throat, sources told The Times.
The Derby has never been cancelled or postponed due to inclement weather.
During inclement weather, check the Tunxis website for updates at tunxis.edu, since events will be canceled or postponed if the college is closed.
In part a reaction to the Ebola outbreak a couple of years ago, the drill was originally scheduled for 2017 but was postponed as two of the participating hospitals dealt with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, a HHS spokeswoman said.
As a result games are being cancelled or postponed, and park leagues are threatened with extinction.
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Synonym Discussion of postpone
- deferred buying a car until spring
- the game is postponed until Saturday
- business will be suspended while repairs are under way
- the governor stayed the execution
POSTPONE Defined for English Language Learners
: to decide that something which had been planned for a particular time will be done at a later time instead
POSTPONE Defined for Kids
Word Root of postpone
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