shelve

Definitions of shelve
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v place on a shelf

shelve books”
Type of:
lay, place, pose, position, put, set
put into a certain place or abstract location

v hold back to a later time

Synonyms:
defer, hold over, postpone, prorogue, put off, put over, remit, set back, table
Types:
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call
stop or postpone because of adverse conditions, such as bad weather
hold
stop dealing with
suspend
render temporarily ineffective
probate
put a convicted person on probation by suspending his sentence
reprieve, respite
postpone the punishment of a convicted criminal, such as an execution
Type of:
delay
act later than planned, scheduled, or required

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