To pause is defined as to stop for a brief period of time.
To fluctuate is defined as to change in amount or rise and fall.
(Idiomatic) To delay someone or something temporarily; to keep at bay.
To go on with a particular action or in a particular condition; persist:
To proceed or move according to:
To remain or stay in expectation of; await:
To deny the legal sufficiency of an adversary’s claim, without admitting or denying the truth of the underlying facts, usually on a technical legal basis rather than the merits of the claim; to file a demurrer.
To delay is defined as to postpone, make late or stop for awhile.
To balance (a ship) by shifting its cargo or contents.
To turn aside or deviate to avoid impact.
To desert a cause, party, etc.; become a renegade; apostatize
To discuss opposing reasons; argue
To move back or away, especially in fear:
To deliberate is to think about or discuss something until you reach a conclusion.
To be unnecessarily slow in doing something; delay; loiter
To consider and compare or assess:
To use equivocal language to deceive someone or avoid committing oneself to a position.
The definition of resolve is to solve, or settle something, or to make a commitment to do something.
To arrange or settle; come to an agreement about
To keep repeating a particular sound involuntarily during speech.
The definition of irresolute is uncertain or showing signs of indecision.
(Slang) Foolish, mean, contemptible, etc.
Changing location by moving back and forth.
To refrain from using, engaging in, or partaking of:
(Intransitive) To avoid verbal commitment.
To move stealthily or cautiously.
Sidestep is to avoid something by going around it or by not discussing it.
To cause (an aircraft) to go into a stall.
To be unable to make a decision; waver:
To deal with something in a direct way; to set to work upon.
The definition of dither is to be confused.
To vacillate is to waver back and forth and be unable to choose between options.
To move from side to side as a result of uneven rotation
To be or get in the way of (a bullet or other missile); be killed or wounded by.
To struggle awkwardly to move, as in deep mud or snow; plunge about in a stumbling manner
To pass back and forth from one state, action, or place to another:
The direction of hover is to hang suspended in one spot, or to linger in or near a place.
To hesitate (at) from doubt or uneasiness; be unwilling because of one's conscience; have scruples (about)
The definition of balk is to stop or hold back from doing something.
To defer is defined as to delay something until later or to give into someone else.
Find another word for hesitate. In this page you can discover 102 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for hesitate, like: pause, shy at, fluctuate, hold back, falter, hold off, hang in the air, continue, go, stutter and wait.