Synonyms of shelf in English:



  • 1 she put Frank's card on the shelf
    ledge, bracket, sill, rack; bookshelf, mantelshelf, mantelpiece; shelving; in a church or monasterypredella, retable
  • 2 the waters above the shelf
  • Phrases

    on the shelf

    the tangled love life of a 30-year old woman who fears she will be left on the shelf
    [Antonyms] married
    unmarriedsinglewithout a partner/spousewithout a husband/wifeunattachedon one's ownlonelyunlovedneglected archaicsole

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