shelve

Definitions of shelve
  1. verb
    place on a shelf
    shelve books”
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    type of:
    lay, place, pose, position, put, set
    put into a certain place or abstract location
  2. verb
    hold back to a later time
    synonyms: defer, hold over, postpone, prorogue, put off, put over, remit, set back, table
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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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