v. hold back to a later time; delay; defer
Malaysians planning to travel to Pakistan have been advised to postpone their visit.
Sentence in Classic:
Then perhaps I had better postpone my analysis of the acetones, as we may need to be at our best in the morning.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
If the doctors did not keep me here at the spas I should be back in Russia, but as it is I have to postpone my return for three months.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
She liked to leave her room early, and to return to it as late as possible; and she was walking slowly now in order to postpone the detested approach to her doorstep.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
Might I ask you to hand me my violin, and we will postpone all further thought upon this business until we have had the advantage of meeting Dr.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle Context
You will then, pardon me, Alice, should I diminish your enjoyments, by requesting this gentleman to postpone his chant until a safer opportunity.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context