[pohst-pohn, pohs-] /poʊstˈpoʊn, poʊs-/
verb (used with object), postponed, postponing.
to put off to a later time; defer:
He has postponed his departure until tomorrow.
to place after in order of importance or estimation; subordinate:
to postpone private ambitions to the public welfare.
to put off or delay until a future time
to put behind in order of importance; defer
1770, from postpone + -ment.
c.1500, from Latin postponere “put after; esteem less; neglect; postpone,” from post “after” (see post-) + ponere “put, place” (see position (n.)). Related: Postponed; postponing.
/ˈpɔtaɪ/ noun 1. (NZ) a hat
[poh-tahzh; French paw-tazh] /poʊˈtɑʒ; French pɔˈtaʒ/ noun, French Cookery. 1. soup, especially any thick soup made with cream. /pɔtaʒ; English pəʊˈtɑːʒ/ noun 1. any thick soup n. “thick soup,” 1560s, from French potage “soup, broth” (see pottage, which is an earlier English borrowing of the same French word).
/ˈpɒtɪdʒə/ noun 1. a small kitchen garden
[poh-tam-ik, puh-] /poʊˈtæm ɪk, pə-/ adjective 1. of or relating to rivers. /pəˈtæmɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to rivers