1. [ verb ] hold back to a later time
Synonyms: postpone set_back put_off shelve prorogue table remit put_over hold_over

"let's postpone the exam"

Related terms: delay call probate hold reprieve respite suspend shelver procrastinator postponement cancel reschedule
2. [ verb ] submit or yield to another's wish or opinion
Synonyms: give_in bow submit accede

"The government bowed to the military pressure"

Related terms: yield deference submitter
Similar spelling:   Dever