defer definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to place down; postpone.
    • To postpone the induction of (one entitled to the military draft).
    • To commit or entrust to a different.
    • To put down; to postpone to a future time; to delay the execution of; to delay; to withhold.
    • To render or offer.
    • To lay before; to send in a respectful fashion; to refer; -- with to.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To procrastinate.
    • To send toward viewpoint, wishes, or choice of some other through value or in recognition of their authority, understanding, or wisdom. See Synonyms at yield.
    • to place off; to postpone to act; to wait patiently.
    • To produce deference on desires of another; to distribute to the opinion of some other, or even authority; -- with to.
  • verb:
    • To postpone, or postpone, specially to postpone induction into army solution.
    • To publish towards the viewpoint or desire of some other according for their wisdom or expert.
    • yield to a different's desire or opinion
    • keep back to a later time
  • others:
    • to supply; render; assign: because, to defer the command of an army.
    • To refer; leave to another's wisdom and dedication
    • To produce to some other's viewpoint; submit in opinion: with to.
    • To postpone; put off; postpone to a future time: as, to defer the execution of a design.
    • To cause to attend; remand; postponed: put on persons.
    • to wait patiently; wait; procrastinate.

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