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  Definition of Defer
  1. submit or yield to another''s wish or opinion; "The government bowed to the military pressure"
  2. hold back to a later time; "let''s postpone the exam"
Similar Words: submit, bow, accede, give in, postpone, prorogue, hold over, put over, table, shelve, set back, remit, put off

 

Hyponyms: call, hold, suspend, probate, reprieve, respite

 

Entailments: cancel, call off, reschedule

 

Derivational Morphology: deference, respect, respectfulness, submission, compliance, submitter, putoff, postponement, deferment, deferral, shelver, prorogation, procrastinator, postponer, cunctator

 

Anagrams: freed

 

 
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