Webster 1913 Edition
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
To defer to a future or later time; to put off; also, to cause to be deferred or put off; to delay; to adjourn;
postponethe consideration of a bill to the following day, or indefinitely
postponed, and never to be paid.
To place after, behind, or below something, in respect to precedence, preference, value, or importance.
All other considerations should give way and be
Syn. – To adjourn; defer; delay; procrastinate.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.To put off; to defer to a future or later time; to delay; as, to postpone the consideration of a bill or question to the afternoon, or to the following day.
2.To set below something else in value or importance.
All other considerations should give way and be postponed to this.