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The SEC is dealing with outbreaks at several programs, and 10 Football Bowl Subdivision games were either canceled or postponed this past week.

If football season had been postponed, the Big Ten’s 14 affiliates would’ve each lost some $100 million in revenue.

Lynn said he was not aware of any consideration being given to postponing Sunday’s game.

They griped in August, when the Big Ten initially announced it was postponing its football season.

The Boston Marathon announced Wednesday that it is postponing its 2021 race, the 125th in the event’s history, to at least autumn of that year.

And Rep. Jim McDermott laid out an impassioned—and eminently reasonable—case for postponing the vote.

One is just postponing the inevitable, while the other seeks to deny that inevitability outright.

The New York affiliate said it was postponing two spring fundraising events due to concerns about raising money.

The most Rabin said he could accept was an interim deal postponing the hard questions.

Samaras rarely got an outright “no” from a sitter, but some people kept postponing their appearances.

The hunger of Fred would have prevented his postponing the meal one moment longer than was necessary.

It is not easy to see exactly what England will gain by postponing this change.

He had no intention of postponing the issue long; for the circumstances of the two powers were wholly favourable to Prussia.

Of course, I would have recalled our fixture in good time, and have written postponing your trip to Bison.

After having argued so finely, I blew out my candle, postponing the sequel till the morrow.


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On this page you'll find 225 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to postponing, such as: easy, gradual, heavy, lackadaisical, leisurely, and lethargic.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.