Remit is defined as to forgive or to send a payment.
To defer is defined as to delay something until later or to give into someone else.
To shelve is to put something, especially books, onto a shelf or resting place, or to put something aside.
Waive is defined as to give up your right to something or to determine that someone else can postpone fulfilling an obligation.
To be a waiter or waitress at:
To cease for a period; delay.
To pause; tarry; wait; delay
To reprieve is to provide temporary or permanent relief from punishment.
Protract is to extend something or drag something out.
To postpone or delay needlessly.
To prevaricate is to dance around the truth or speak evasively.
To put aside indefinitely, as if intending to ignore or forget; shelve
Forbear is defined as to stop yourself from doing something.
(Intransitive) To use words of equivocal or doubtful signification; to express one's opinions in terms which admit of different senses, with intent to deceive; to use ambiguous expressions with a view to mislead; as, to equivocate is the work of duplicity.
To declare in a positive way; assert
To continue in some effort, course of action, etc. in spite of difficulty, opposition, etc.; be steadfast in purpose; persist
Expedite is defined as to make something happen more quickly.
In or toward the future:
Used to serve as part of a negative command or statement
Find another word for postpones. In this page you can discover 23 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for postpones, like: remits, defers, shelves, tables, waives, waits, suspends, stays, reprieves, protracts and procrastinates.