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Another word for shelve

  1. To put off until a later time

      1. To remain or rest in expectation:
      2. To stay in one place until another catches up:
      3. To remain or be in readiness:
      1. To give up (a claim or right, for example) voluntarily; relinquish.
      2. To refrain from insisting on or enforcing (a rule, penalty, or requirement, for example); dispense with:
      3. To refrain from engaging in, sometimes temporarily; cancel or postpone:
      1. An article of furniture supported by one or more vertical legs and having a flat horizontal surface:
      2. The objects laid out for a meal on this article of furniture.
      3. The food and drink served at meals; fare:
      1. To bar for a period from a privilege, office, or position, usually as a punishment:
      2. To cause to stop for a period; interrupt:
      3. To hold in abeyance; defer:
      1. To continue to be in a place or condition:
      2. To remain or sojourn as a guest or lodger:
      3. To linger or wait in order to do or experience something:
      1. To transmit (money) in payment.
      2. To refrain from exacting (a tax or penalty, for example); cancel.
      3. To pardon; forgive:
      1. To cause or arrange for (an event) to take place at a time later than the time at which it was originally supposed to happen.
      2. To postpose.
      1. (idiomatic) To wait or delay.
      2. To support or lift.
      3. (idiomatic) To withstand; to stand up to; to survive.
      1. (idiomatic) To delay someone or something temporarily; to keep at bay.
      2. (idiomatic) To delay commencing (an action until some specified time or event has passed).
      3. (idiomatic, intransitive) To delay commencing an action (until some specified time or event has passed).
      1. To postpone until a later time; defer.
      2. To cause to be later or slower than expected or desired:
      3. To act or move slowly; put off an action or a decision.
      1. To put off; postpone.
      2. To postpone the induction of (one eligible for the military draft).
      1. To suspend until a later stated time.
      2. To suspend proceedings to another time or place.
      3. To move from one place to another:
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Another word for shelve

  1. To arrange

      1. Alternative spelling of lineup.
      2. (engineering) to put in alignment; to put in correct adjustment for smooth running
      3. To put things in a line
      1. A number or grouping of things in the same category or within specified limits:
      2. An amount or extent of variation:
      3. The gamut of tones that a voice or instrument is capable of producing.
      1. A set of elements or points satisfying specified geometric postulates:
      2. The infinite extension of the three-dimensional region in which all matter exists.
      3. The expanse in which the solar system, stars, and galaxies exist; the universe.
  2. To postpone