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synonyms for postpone

  • adjourn
  • defer
  • delay
  • hold up
  • shelve
  • suspend
  • pigeonhole
  • prorogue
  • table
  • cool it
  • give a rain check
  • hang fire
  • hold off
  • hold over
  • lay over
  • put back
  • put on back burner
  • put on hold
See also synonyms for: postponed / postpones / postponing
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antonyms for postpone

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  • advance
  • continue
  • expedite
  • forward
  • further
  • hasten
  • hurry
  • carry out
  • do
  • maintain
  • persevere
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How to use postpone in a sentence

We need to give the option to postpone military service to those whose career peaks in their 20s.
SOUTH KOREAN BOY BAND BTS BUILT AN ARMY. NOW, THEY MIGHT GET TO DEFER MILITARY SERVICEKDUNN6SEPTEMBER 4, 2020FORTUNE
The event, which was to be held this year, has been postponed until 2021 because of the coronavirus—and may not be held at all.
THE LEGACY SHINZO ABE, JAPAN’S LONGEST-SERVING PRIME MINISTER, WILL LEAVE AFTER RESIGNINGCLAYCHANDLERAUGUST 28, 2020FORTUNE
Not only has the tool allowed those execs on the account to make faster and more informed decisions about when to replace, postpone, cancel and renegotiate ad dollars with media owners, it’s also spread those jobs across more of the team.
MARKETERS ‘LOOKING TO FEEL CONFIDENT’: THE CORONAVIRUS CAUSING IRREVERSIBLE CHANGES TO THE ADVERTISER-AGENCY DYNAMICSEB JOSEPHAUGUST 20, 2020DIGIDAY
Protests by members of the Kumeyaay Nation have been postponing construction of a portion of the border wall in East County since the end of June.
BORDER REPORT: KUMEYAAY BAND SUES TO STOP BORDER WALL CONSTRUCTIONMAYA SRIKRISHNANAUGUST 17, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Back in March, at the beginning of enforced lockdown, publishers, advertisers and conference companies assumed the fall would be stacked with postponed in-person events.
‘LOTS OF HALO EFFECTS’: THE FINANCIAL TIMES’ VIRTUAL LIFESTYLE FESTIVAL PIVOTS FOCUS TO U.S., GLOBAL AUDIENCELUCINDA SOUTHERNAUGUST 14, 2020DIGIDAY
By the end of May, an estimated half a million elective surgeries in the country had been postponed.
INDIA’S OVERBURDENED HOSPITALS COULD ACTUALLY BENEFIT FROM MORE ELECTIVE SURGERIESANANYA BHATTACHARYAAUGUST 10, 2020QUARTZ
When major sports paused or postponed their seasons in March, most advertisers sat on the money they had set aside and waited to spend it once games resumed.
‘THE BILLION-DOLLAR QUESTION’: WHAT WILL HAPPEN TO ADVERTISING DOLLARS IF SPORTS GO ON A CORONAVIRUS HIATUS AGAINTIM PETERSONJULY 23, 2020DIGIDAY
Many brands have postponed projects, cut spending, or, in an effort to conserve cash, are paying agencies late.
DIGIDAY RESEARCH: HALF OF AGENCY STAFFERS DON’T FEEL SECURE ABOUT THEIR JOBSSHAREEN PATHAKJULY 20, 2020DIGIDAY
If you’re looking for a point where you can start, you can postpone getting into behavioral segmentation and other advanced analytics, and follow a strategy that can yield great results on a shoestring budget.
GUIDE: HOW TO EFFECTIVELY INCORPORATE CUSTOMER JOURNEY MAPPING INTO YOUR MARKETING STRATEGYCONNIE BENTONJULY 14, 2020SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
Thus, even though now many advertisers are forced to close their brick-and-mortar stores and postpone their ad budgets, more than a quarter of them plan to launch new campaigns as traffic across CTV medium peaks.
HOTTEST USER-CENTRIC VIDEO ADVERTISING TRENDS OF 2020: CTV, VERTICAL, AND SOCIAL FORMATSIVAN GUZENKOJUNE 12, 2020SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
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WORDS RELATED TO POSTPONE

  • curb
  • defer
  • delay
  • discontinue
  • hold off
  • hold over
  • hold up
  • postpone
  • prorogue
  • put off
  • recess
  • restrain
  • shelve
  • stay
  • suspend
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