table (something)

table (something)

To delay, postpone, or suspend something for future consideration or discussion. The legislature agreed to table the motion for another day. I'd rather table the issue until we have some more concrete information.
See also: table

table a motion

to postpone the discussion of something during a meeting. Mary suggested that they should table the motion. The motion for a new policy was tabled until the next meeting.
See also: motion, table