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defer verb

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deferred, has deferred, is deferring, defers
diferir, aplazar, posponer

Example sentences of
defer verb

  • The accountant advised us not to defer our taxes.
  • She deferred work on her book.
  • You have more experience with this, so I'm going to defer to you.
  • The court defers to precedent in cases like these.

Detailed synonyms for defer verb

1. Defer, postpone, suspend, put off significan retrasar una acción o un procedimiento.
  • Defer indica cambiar deliberadamente a una fecha u hora posterior <deferred payment of the loan>.
    antonyms: advance
  • Postpone indica un aplazamiento intencional, normalmente por un término determinado <the game was postponed until Saturday>.
  • Suspend indica una cesación temporal, con la connotación de un periodo de espera hasta que alguna condición, expresa o implícita, sea satisfecha <all business has been suspended temporarily>.
  • Put off, un término un poco informal, significa posponer <put off my visit to the dentist> o hacer a alguien esperar <put the bill collector off>.
2. See: Yield

Reverse translation for defer

diferir  - to differ, to postpone, to put off 
aplazar  - to postpone, to defer 
posponer  - to postpone, to put behind, to subordinate 
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