Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun postponement

2 senses of postponement

Sense 1
delay, hold, time lag, postponement, wait -- (time during which some action is awaited; "instant replay caused too long a delay"; "he ordered a hold in the action")
       => pause, intermission, break, interruption, suspension -- (a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something)

Sense 2
postponement, deferment, deferral -- (act of putting off to a future time)
       => delay, holdup -- (the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time)

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