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Synonyms for shelve
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. postpone, prorogue, hold over, put over, table, shelve, set back, defer, remit, put off(verb)

    hold back to a later time

    "let's postpone the exam"

    Synonyms:
    put back, put over, elude, circumvent, set back, turn off, confuse, sidestep, dishearten, remand, give in, remit, parry, dodge, bow, send back, tabulate, accede, flurry, prorogue, hedge, put off, evade, defer, tabularise, table, tabularize, carry over, postpone, duck, slacken, hold over, disconcert, knock back, get across, fudge, submit, skirt

  2. shelve(verb)

    place on a shelf

    "shelve books"

    Synonyms:
    table, put over, postpone, remit, set back, put off, hold over, prorogue, defer

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. shelve

    Synonyms:
    dismiss, discard, swamp, stifle, shift

    Antonyms:
    start, prosecute, pursue, revive, agitate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. shelve(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    put on the shelf, put aside, give the go-by to

  2. shelve(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    slope, incline

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How to use shelve in a sentence?

  1. Dianne Feinstein:

    History will judge us by our commitment to a just society governed by law and the willingness to face an ugly truth and say 'never again', there may never be the right time to release this report. ... But this report is too important to shelve indefinitely.

  2. Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart:

    Compared to earlier in the year, we know a lot more and can shelve some concerns, we are getting closer and closer to what feels like a healed state.


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