Search Result for "postponement":
1. time during which some action is awaited;
- Example: "instant replay caused too long a delay"
- Example: "he ordered a hold in the action"
[syn: delay, hold, time lag, postponement, wait]
2. act of putting off to a future time;
[syn: postponement, deferment, deferral]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Postponement \Post*pone"ment\, n. The act of postponing; a deferring, or putting off, to a future time; a temporary delay. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]