Defer synonyms

dĭ-fûr'
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To cause to be later or slower than expected or desired:
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To place on a shelf
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To discontinue a session of (a parliament, for example).
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To enter in a list or table; tabulate.
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To put off until later; postpone; defer
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To serve food at a meal
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To incline the body or head or bend the knee in greeting, consent, courtesy, acknowledgment, submission, or veneration.
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Or (intransitive) To enter or put forward for approval, consideration, marking etc.
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To produce a return for effort or investment:
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To behave or conduct oneself; act:
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To be before in time, order, or position.
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Resist is defined as to fend off, oppose or work against.
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To put off until later; defer; delay
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To cause to stop for a period; interrupt:
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(Intransitive, now rare) To give one's adhesion; to join up with (a group, etc.); to become part of. [from 15th c.]
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The definition of acquiesce means to give in or go along with something without protesting, even if you don't really want to.
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The definition of concede means to acknowledge or admit.
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(Archaic) To fulfill; to accomplish.
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To afford opportunity for; permit:
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To yield; usually used with to
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The adjournment or postponement to another date of a trial or other proceeding. See also adjourn.
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The action of proroging an assembly.
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To cause to be able to survive and reproduce under certain conditions. Used in the passive:
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To give up (to an enemy) on prearranged conditions; surrender conditionally
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To proceed with (doing an activity); to prolong (an activity).
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To keep oneself in a particular state.
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To suspend an activity; cease.
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Procrastinate is defined as to put something off to do at a later time.
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To lengthen temporally; to put off to a distant time; to postpone.
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To put off to a distant time; to delay; to defer.
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So as to fall behind the correct time or rate:
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To stall is to delay or put off doing something, when an engine stops running or when a project or progress is stopped.
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To hold the attention of.
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To give up into the power, control, or possession of another; specifically (military) to yield (a town, a fortification, etc.) to an enemy.
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To suit one's actions to the time, occasion, or circumstances, without reference to principle
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To do quickly
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To advance gradually but steadily:
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Forward is defined as toward the front, or toward something in advance.
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To cause to be or come faster; speed up; accelerate
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(Intransitive) Often with up, to speed up the rate of doing something.
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To go forward; move ahead
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To gain by the use of force or coercion:
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To suspend until a later stated time.
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(Idiomatic) To delay commencing (an action until some specified time or event has passed).
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(Idiomatic) to fulfil / fulfill or complete one's part of an agreement
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(Idiomatic) to save, delay
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To state, or explain a concept in a clear, understandable manner.
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To carry out or fulfill the command, order, or instruction of.
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To allow (something) to slacken, to relax (one's attention etc.).
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