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Present participle for to postpone or assign to a later time or date
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“He said the national executive agreed to defer the election to October 2, two weeks later than the original date of September 18.”
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Present participle for submit to or acknowledge the merit of
“But I'm sure there are many people like me who would defer to scientific facts that are duly recorded and widely acknowledged.”
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Present participle for to give up one's resistance against something
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Present participle for to pause in indecision before doing something
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Present participle for to store or set aside for future use
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Present participle for to speak or act in a deliberately vague way to gain more time to deal with something
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Present participle for to act in a submissive manner
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Present participle for to stop, hinder or impede the flow or progress of
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Present participle for to experience or live through something
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Present participle for to fail to care for or pay attention to
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Present participle for to extend or make longer
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(yield to) Present participle for to accede to a request or demand
Noun
To act of putting something off until a future date or time
“Twice in rehearsal, he adjusts his pocket metronome to the deejay's pulse, deferring to the dominant instrument.”
Adjective
Intended to cause delay
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