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synonyms for shelve

  • 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
See also synonyms for: shelved / shelves / shelving
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antonyms for shelve

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  • continue
  • go
  • advance
  • carry out
  • do
  • go ahead
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How to use shelve in a sentence

A few weeks later, the entertainment juggernaut had to halt park operations in much of the world because of the spreading coronavirus and shelve its theatrical release schedule because movie theaters around the world were closing.
DISNEY TOOK A HIT DURING THE PANDEMIC, BUT YOU WOULDN’T KNOW IT FROM ITS STOCK PRICESTEVEN ZEITCHIKFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
With the future of the app in the United States no longer a question and the sale to Oracle shelved, that stability has marketers more comfortable committing additional ad dollars to the short-form video app.
‘THE MOMENTUM IS THERE’: IN 2021, MARKETERS ARE STARTING TO SEE TIKTOK AS A STAPLE OF THE SOCIAL BUDGETKRISTINA MONLLOSFEBRUARY 12, 2021DIGIDAY
“WandaVision” puts to rest any thoughts of the Marvel Studios machine losing steam during a pandemic that has temporarily shelved two of its 2020 superhero films.
‘WANDAVISION’ ON DISNEY PLUS GIVES MARVEL STUDIOS ITS FIRST TRUE POWER COUPLEDAVID BETANCOURTJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
To be clear, ABC News Live has not entirely shelved its original programming plans.
‘PRIME TIME STARTS AT 10 A.M.’: HOW ABC NEWS LIVE HAS ADAPTED ITS PROGRAMMING STRATEGY TO A TUMULTUOUS –AND VIEWER ENGAGED – 2020TIM PETERSONNOVEMBER 23, 2020DIGIDAY
This standalone garment rack from Iris is roughly 40 inches tall and features hanging storage combined with a shelving unit in one.
GARMENT RACKS FOR MAXIMIZING SPACE IN EVERY TYPE OF ROOMPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMSEPTEMBER 9, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Observe thief, but thieves and to thieve; loaf, but loaves; shelf, but shelves and to shelve.
THE SOUNDS OF SPOKEN ENGLISHWALTER RIPPMANN
These are the momentous, the pressing questions which a man can only shelve at his peril.
SERMONSJ. B. LIGHTFOOT
Two more rooms were taken over from the Legislative Council in 1881 and temporarily the Library could shelve all its books.
REPORT OF THE CHIEF LIBRARIANJ. O. WILSON AND GENERAL ASSEMBLY LIBRARY (NEW ZEALAND)
Dr Chapple has done nothing more than shelve it, for as we have seen his remedy is both practically and morally impossible.
A PLEA FOR THE CRIMINALJAMES LESLIE ALLAN KAYLL
Oh, perhaps the next time we chat together, he laughed, anxious to shelve the matter for the moment.
THE BAIL JUMPERROBERT J. C. STEAD
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WORDS RELATED TO SHELVE

  • curb
  • defer
  • delay
  • discontinue
  • hold off
  • hold over
  • hold up
  • postpone
  • prorogue
  • put off
  • recess
  • restrain
  • shelve
  • stay
  • suspend
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serotinaladjective | [si-rot-n-l, ser-uh-tahyn-l ]SEE DEFINITION