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Defer

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de=fer

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Defer, v.tr. (deferred, deferring)
1 put off to a later time; postpone.
2 US postpone the conscription of (a person).

Idiom
deferred payment payment by instalments.
Derivative
deferment n. deferrable adj. deferral n.
Defer, v.intr. (deferred, deferring) (foll. by to) yield or make concessions in opinion or action.

Derivative
deferrer n.
Etymology
ME f. F d{eacute}f{eacute}rer f. L deferre (as DE-, ferre bring)

THESAURUS

Defer

accede, accede to, accommodate, acquiesce, adapt, adjourn, adjust, agree, agree to, assent, block, bow, bow to, capitulate, cave, comply with, conform, continue, cringe, defer to, delay, detain, drag out, extend, fawn, hang fire, hang up, hinder, hold off, hold over, hold up, impede, intermit, knuckle, knuckle under, lay aside, lay by, lay over, lengthen, obstruct, pigeonhole, postpone, prolong, prorogate, prorogue, protract, push aside, put aside, put off, put on ice, put over, recess, remit, reserve, retard, set aside, set by, shelve, shift off, sleep on, slow, stall, stand over, stave off, stay, stretch out, submit, submit to, succumb, suspend, table, take a recess, truckle, waive, yield to

ROGET THESAURUS

Defer

Lateness

VB be late, tarry, wait, stay, bide, take time, dawdle, linger, loiter, bide one's time, take one's time, gain time, hang fire, stand over, lie over, put off, defer, delay, lay over, suspend, table, shift off, stave off, waive, retard, remand, postpone, adjourn, procrastinate, dally, prolong, protract, spin out, draw out, lengthen out, stretch out, prorogue, keep back, tide over, push to the last, drive to the last, let the matter stand over, reserve, temporize, consult one's pillow, sleep on it, lose an opportunity, be kept waiting, dance attendance, kick one's heels, cool one's heels, faire antichambre, wait impatiently, await, sit up, sit up at night.


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