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Synonyms for defer

Synonyms for (verb) defer

Synonyms: submit, defer, bow, give in, accede Definition: yield to another's wish or opinion Usage: The government bowed to the military pressure

Similar words: buckle under, knuckle under, yield, give in, succumb Definition: consent reluctantly

Synonyms: remit, postpone, prorogue, put off, put over, set back, shelve, defer, table, hold over Definition: hold back to a later time Usage: let's postpone the exam

Similar words: delay Definition: act later than planned, scheduled, or required Usage: Don't delay your application to graduate school or else it won't be considered