Part of speech:
To cause to be temporarily inactive; briefly stop the action of (an electronic device, audio or video stream, etc.)
To be or get in the way of (a bullet or other missile); be killed or wounded by.
(Idiomatic) To delay someone or something temporarily; to keep at bay.
To fluctuate is defined as to change in amount or rise and fall.
To change between one state and another; fluctuate:
To delay is defined as to postpone, make late or stop for awhile.
To remain or stay in expectation of; await:
To balance (a ship) by shifting its cargo or contents.
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 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 go on with a particular action or in a particular condition; persist:
To proceed or move according to:
To deal with something in a direct way; to set to work upon.
The definition of dither is to be confused.
To move from side to side as a result of uneven rotation
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 97 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for hesitate, like: pause, stop, hold off, falter, fluctuate, hold back, stutter, vacillate, stay one's hand, delay and wait.