verb (used with object), post·poned, post·pon·ing.
Origin of postpone
Examples from the Web for postponement
Bad weather, however, gave her a reprieve; a spring rainstorm forced a postponement, pushing her appearance back 24 hours.The Myth of Jackie Mitchell, the Girl Who Struck Out Ruth and Gehrig|Adam Doster|May 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“They cite family, work schedules, etc., which result in the postponement of sex,” Queen notes.It's High Time for Conception: Studies Show Peak Times, Weather for Sex|Anneli Rufus|December 27, 2011|DAILY BEAST
While there was minor damage to the craft, it was not the cause of the postponement, the sources say.
There is a mood of mind in which one likes any postponement.The Dictator|Justin McCarthy
The pastor gave his consent to the postponement without opposition.Erick and Sally|Johanna Spyri
On a division the motion for postponement was carried by a majority of one hundred and ninety-two against one hundred and fifteen.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
Blind Murrin heard some of the talk which was passing round him about the postponement of the dance.
Immediate revocation—even if revocation would be more effective by postponement—is the impulse of young wounded natures.Desperate Remedies|Thomas Hardy