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Synonyms for shelve
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  1. shelve

    Synonyms:
    dismiss, discard, swamp, stifle, shift

    Antonyms:
    start, prosecute, pursue, revive, agitate

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  1. postpone, prorogue, hold over, put over, table, shelve, set back, defer, remit, put offverb

    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. shelveverb

    place on a shelf

    "shelve books"

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

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  1. shelveverb

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

  2. shelveverb

    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. Adam Liu:

    So far, it seems that Xi badly needs a fast recovery of the economy, and has chosen to shelve the debt problem for later.

  3. 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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