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Present participle for to submit to the authority of (someone) or comply with (a law)
“I'll defer to the wine waiter to bring appropriate bottles at regular intervals.”
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Present participle for to recognize and abide by
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Present participle for to accept or admit the existence or truth of
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Present participle for to show respect or deference to, typically in a self-abasing way
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Present participle for to regard with great respect or esteem
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Present participle for to fit in with the wishes or needs of
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Present participle for to pay special attention to (someone) in an attempt to win their support or favor
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