- 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
And before Blackman could make his first start, the Seminoles would have two games postponed by Hurricane Irma.
The liquor board hearing, the final step, was scheduled for last week but had to be postponed until Uprety provides a Memorandum of Understanding to show community support.
The Blue Wahoos had four games postponed or cancelled because of rain last week.
The Tigers have had six games postponed because of weather inside the first month of the season.
The Kansas City Royals, for instance, have had four games postponed this spring - two at home, one in Detroit and one Monday night in Toronto.
As a result, Monday's game has been moved to a doubleheader Tuesday, bringing the total games postponed this season because of weather to 24.
The Edgewood girls lacrosse team opened its season with a win Monday, beating visiting Patapsco, 15-1, in a non-league game postponed from Friday.
Due to wet field conditions and a weather forecast for additional rain, the Carpenter Cup championship game scheduled for Saturday was postponed to 3 p.m. Sunday at Citizens Bank Park.
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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 underway
- 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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