Definitions for defer

Definitions for (verb) defer

Main entry: submit, defer, bow, give in, accede

Definition: yield to another's wish or opinion

Usage: The government bowed to the military pressure

Main entry: 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

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