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shelve

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  • verbdefer, postpone
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Synonyms for shelve

verb defer, postpone
  • freeze
  • give up
  • mothball
  • prolong
  • put off
  • suspend
  • waive
  • delay
  • dismiss
  • drop
  • hold
  • pigeonhole
  • prorogue
  • scrub
  • sideline
  • stay
  • table
  • hang up
  • hold off
  • hold over
  • hold up
  • lay aside
  • put aside
  • put on back burner
  • put on hold
  • put on ice
  • slow up
  • tie up

Antonyms for shelve

  • continue
  • go
  • advance
  • carry out
  • do
  • go ahead
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to shelve

adjourn

verb. stop a proceeding
  • curb
  • defer
  • delay
  • discontinue
  • hold off
  • hold over
  • hold up
  • postpone
  • prorogue
  • put off
  • recess
  • restrain
  • shelve
  • stay
  • suspend

defer

verb. hold off, put off

deferring

verb. hold off, put off

delay

verb. cause stop in action

delays

verb. cause stop in action

dismiss

verb. put out of one's mind
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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