Synonyms for Postpone:


fix, time, bring forward, schedule, move, rearrange, reschedule. defer (noun)
take a rain check, study at suspend.
postpone (noun)
hold over, shelve, put off, prorogue, remit, defer, put over, set-back, table.


interrupt (verb)
suspend, pause, break, interrupt, snag, recess, stop, relieve, stay, reprieve, delay.
put off till later time (verb)
defer, adjourn, suspend, prorogue, delay, hold over, hold off, table, hold up, shelve.

Other synonyms:

adjourn, rearrange, bring forward, reschedule. wait, schedule. time, fix. move. adjourn
prorogue, hold over.
put off.
set back
Other relevant words:
defer, wait, hold up, hold over, prorogue, put over, put on ice, remit, hold off, waive, table, fix, adjourn, rearrange, shelve, reschedule.

Usage examples for postpone

  1. And even when the leave of Congress shall be received, I will not make use of it, if there is any thing of consequence which may suffer; but would, postpone my departure till circumstances will admit it. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  2. For myself I am quite willing to postpone any peculiar shade of politics to the advantage of having your father's son as our representative. – The Duke's Children by Anthony Trollope
  3. The fulfilment of this intention I should, however, have continued to postpone had I not learned that the arguments of Mr. Martineau are supposed by many to be conclusive, and that, in the absence of replies, it will be assumed that no replies can be made. – Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I by Herbert Spencer