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  Words related to set back

Related / Similar Words: postpone, prorogue, hold over, put over, table, shelve, defer, remit, put off, knock back, put back

 

Definition:
  • slow down the progress of; hinder; "His late start set him back";
  • hold back to a later time; "let''s postpone the exam";
  • cost a certain amount; "My daughter''s wedding set me back $20,000";

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    Hyponyms: call, hold, suspend, probate, reprieve, respite

     

    Entailments: cancel, call off, reschedule

     

    Derivational Morphology: reverse, reversal, setback, blow, black eye, putoff, postponement, deferment, deferral, shelver, prorogation, procrastinator, postponer, cunctator

     

    Anagrams: setback

     

     
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