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    Question Antonym

    What is the antonym of the verbs "delay" and "postpone"...I couldn't find one. Even words like rush and precipitate do not convey the exact meaning.
    For example: The headmaster delayed the meeting.
    What would be the opposite of delaying in this sentence?
    I feel it is a phrasal verb, but couldn't figure it out. :(

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    Re: Antonym

    bring forward?

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    Re: Antonym

    I was going to suggest "preponed" in jest. But apparently it really is a word. In Indian English, anyway.

    http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/us...nglish/prepone

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    Re: Antonym

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    I was going to suggest "preponed" in jest. But apparently it really is a word. In Indian English, anyway.

    http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/us...nglish/prepone
    And starting to reach a wider audience.

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    Re: Antonym

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    And starting to reach a wider audience.
    It's useful and playful. Unlike using "revert" to mean "reply."

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