deferred definition

  • adjective:
    • delayed or delayed: deferred satisfaction; deferred military draft.
    • Withheld until a future day: deferred advantages; a deferred payment.
    • Of or with respect to delay of an action.
    • Of or with respect to yielding to another person's decision or judgment.
    • Of or related to a value that's not realized until another time, e.g. annuities, fees, fees, earnings, either as a secured asset or liability.
  • verb:
    • Simple past tight and past participle of defer.

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