Synonyms of shelf in English:

shelf


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noun

1‘she put Frank's card on the shelf’

SYNONYMS
ledge, bracket, sill, rack
bookshelf, mantelshelf, mantelpiece
shelving
predella, retable

2‘the waters above the shelf’

SYNONYMS
sandbank, sandbar, bank, bar, reef, shoal

Phrases

    on the shelf

    ‘I'm scared of being left on the shelf’


    SYNONYMS
    unmarried, single, without a partner, without a spouse, without a husband, without a wife, unattached, on one's own
    lonely, unloved, neglected
    archaic sole
    ANTONYMS

    married