Part of speech:
To cause to be later or slower than expected or desired:
To discontinue a session of (a parliament, for example).
To enter in a list or table; tabulate.
To put off until later; postpone; defer
To serve food at a meal
To incline the body or head or bend the knee in greeting, consent, courtesy, acknowledgment, submission, or veneration.
Or (intransitive) To enter or put forward for approval, consideration, marking etc.
To produce a return for effort or investment:
To behave or conduct oneself; act:
To be before in time, order, or position.
Resist is defined as to fend off, oppose or work against.
To put off until later; defer; delay
To cause to stop for a period; interrupt:
The definition of acquiesce means to give in or go along with something without protesting, even if you don't really want to.
The definition of concede means to acknowledge or admit.
(Archaic) To fulfill; to accomplish.
To afford opportunity for; permit:
To yield; usually used with to
The action of proroging an assembly.
To cause to be able to survive and reproduce under certain conditions. Used in the passive:
To give up (to an enemy) on prearranged conditions; surrender conditionally
To keep oneself in a particular state.
To suspend an activity; cease.
Procrastinate is defined as to put something off to do at a later time.
To put off to a distant time; to delay; to defer.
So as to fall behind the correct time or rate:
To stall is to delay or put off doing something, when an engine stops running or when a project or progress is stopped.
To hold the attention of.
To suit one's actions to the time, occasion, or circumstances, without reference to principle
To do quickly
To advance gradually but steadily:
Forward is defined as toward the front, or toward something in advance.
To cause to be or come faster; speed up; accelerate
To go forward; move ahead
To gain by the use of force or coercion:
To suspend until a later stated time.
(Idiomatic) To delay commencing (an action until some specified time or event has passed).
To carry out or fulfill the command, order, or instruction of.
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