Synonyms of shelve in English:


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1‘plans to reopen the school have been shelved’


put to one side, lay aside, pigeonhole, stay, stand over, keep in abeyance, suspend, mothball

postpone, put off, delay, defer, put back, hold off, hold over, carry over, reschedule, do later, adjourn

put off the evil day, put off the evil hour

abandon, drop, abolish, withdraw, throw out, do away with, give up, take away, stop, put an end to, cancel, eliminate, cut, jettison

North American put over, table, lay on the table, take a rain check on

North American continue

informal put on ice, put on the back burner, put in cold storage, axe, ditch, dump, junk, chuck in

rare remit, respite


carry out, execute, implement, revive