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Put Back Burner

Pronunciation of Put Back Burner
/pˌʊt bˈak bˈɜːnə/, /pˌʊt bˈak bˈɜːnə/, /p_ˌʊ_t b_ˈa_k b_ˈɜː_n_ə/

Synonyms for put back burner:

defer (verb)

adjourn, block, delay, detain, extend, hinder, hold up, impede, intermit, lay over, lengthen, obstruct, postpone, procrastinate, prolong, prorogue, protract, remit, shelve, slow, stall, stay, suspend, table, waive, hang fire, retard, put on ice, set aside, give rain check, put on back burner, put on hold.

postpone (verb)

cool it, defer, hold off, hold over, pigeonhole, put back, give a rain check.

shelve (verb)

dismiss, drop, freeze, give up, hold, lay aside, mothball, scrub, sideline, slow up, hang up, put off, tie up, put aside.

stymie (verb)

balk, choke off, confound, corner, crab, cramp, crimp, defeat, foil, mystify, nonplus, prevent, puzzle, snooker, stonewall, stump, thwart, cut off, dead-end, cramp one's style, give the run around, throw a monkey wrench into.

suspend (verb)

arrest, bar, can, cease, check, count out, cut short, debar, discontinue, eject, eliminate, exclude, file, halt, hang, inactivate, interrupt, lay off, omit, reject, rule out, stave off, withhold, break up, put an end to, put a stop to, put on the shelf, lay on the table, pink-slip.

table (verb)

cool, enter, move, propose, put forward, submit, suggest.

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