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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To put off until a later time; postpone.

Usage examples (35)
  • The judge may defer the trial until next week.
  • To defer from the steven King inflection it should be referenced as a Viral of vampires.
  • Captain Sears did defer, that is he seldom opposed.
  • Now you may wonder why it's called defer and lazyload and I talked about not loading at all. for more
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  • The younger brother will always "defer" (to submit or comply) to his big brother, even though their opinions may "differ" (to be unlike; to disagree; to quarrel).
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