shelve - definition and synonyms

verb 

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/ʃelv/
present tense
I/you/we/theyshelve
he/she/itshelves
present participleshelving
past tenseshelved
past participleshelved
  1. 1
    [transitive] to decide not to use something such as a plan or suggestion now, although you may use it later
  2. 2
    [intransitive] to slope gradually downwards
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