Synonyms of shelf in English:

shelf


See definition of shelf

noun

1‘she put Frank's card on the shelf’

SYNONYMS

ledge, bracket, sill, rack

bookshelf, mantelshelf, mantelpiece

shelving

predella, retable

2‘the waters above the shelf’

SYNONYMS

sandbank, sandbar, bank, bar, reef, shoal


Phrases

    on the shelf

      ‘the tangled love life of a 30-year old woman who fears she will be left on the shelf’

      SYNONYMS

      unmarried, single, without a partner, without a spouse, without a husband, without a wife, unattached, on one's own

      lonely, unloved, neglected

      archaic

      sole

      ANTONYMS

      married