Definition of Postposed

1. Adjective. (grammar) Placed after another term in a phrase. ¹



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Definition of Postposed

1. postpose [v] - See also: postpose

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Postposed

postpoliomyelitis
postpolitical
postpollination
postpolymerization
postponable
postpone
postponed
postponement
postponements
postponence
postponer
postponers
postpones
postponing
postpose
postposed (current term)
postposes
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postposit
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postposition
postpositional
postpositionally
postpositions
postpositive
postpositively
postpositives
postposits
postpractice

Literary usage of Postposed

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1. Principles of Greek Etymology by Georg Curtius (1886)
"Either we must hold that this distinction in the case of the postposed &s is one of the many accidents ... His own view is that 'the postposed coy does ..."

2. Leviathan ; Or, The Matter, Forme & Power of a Commonwealth, Ecclesiasticall by Thomas Hobbes, Alfred Rayney Waller (1904)
"... and on the consequence thereof to humane society; all which in committing the Crime, hee hath contemned, and postposed to his own appetite. ..."

3. Journal: 1st-13th Congress . Repr. 14th Congress, 1st Session by United States Congress. House (1843)
"519) to provide for the payment of the Iowa militia, called into service in 1839, be postposed until Friday, the 6th of January next. ..."

4. The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury by Thomas ( Hobbes (1839)
"... and on the consequence thereof to human society; all which, in committing the crime, he hath contemned and postposed to his own appetite. ..."

5. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Judicature by New York (State). Supreme Court (1846)
"On that day the sale was postposed until the 25th, and then to the 26th October, when it took place, and about $ 1000 made. On 21st October, 1839, Coffin, ..."

6. Transactions of the Philological Society by Philological Society (Great Britain). (1887)
"When the verb indicates a movement towards an object, ngal is postposed to the imperative ; if a movement towards the subject, jâ is used. ..."

7. The Church History of Britain: From the Birth of Jesus Christ Until the Year by Thomas Fuller, John Sherren Brewer (1845)
"... protestation,' the ' defence of the king's person and authority' is put first, which in this covenant is postposed to the " privileges of parliament. ..."

8. Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania: With Some by Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Jasper Yeates, William Duane, Pennsylvania Circuit Courts (1871)
"... shall not be postposed to another mortgagee (whose mortgage was made after mortgagor came into possession) who has the title deeds, there being neither ..."

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