toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

postpone
used in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

only 1 use
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
delay until a later time
  • I want you to postpone all other engagements for to-night—ay, even if you were summoned to the bedside of an emperor; to take a cab, unless your carriage should be actually at the door; and with this letter in your hand for consultation, to drive straight to my house.
    p. 71.1

There are no more uses of "postpone" in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®