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Verb: shelve  shelv
  1. Hold back to a later time
    "let's shelve the exam";
    - postpone, prorogue, hold over, put over, table [N. Amer], set back, defer, remit, put off
     
  2. Place on a shelf
    "shelve books"

Derived forms: shelved, shelving

Type of: delay, lay, place, pose, position, put, set

Encyclopedia: Shelve