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play for time

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  • as inprocrastinate
  • as install
  • as incheck
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Synonyms for play for time

verb delay, put off doing
  • dawdle
  • hesitate
  • adjourn
  • cool
  • dally
  • defer
  • drag
  • goldbrick
  • lag
  • linger
  • loiter
  • pause
  • poke
  • postpone
  • prolong
  • protract
  • retard
  • stall
  • stay
  • suspend
  • tarry
  • temporize
  • wait
  • be dilatory
  • drag one's feet
  • give the run around
  • hang fire
  • hold off
  • let slide
  • play a waiting game
  • play for time
  • shilly-shally

Antonyms for play for time

  • abbreviate
  • advance
  • carry out
  • complete
  • continue
  • do
  • expedite
  • finish
  • forge
  • forward
  • further
  • go
  • hasten
  • help
  • hurry
  • leave
  • persist
  • push
  • rush
  • shorten
  • accelerate
  • go ahead
  • quicken
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to play for time

check

verb. hinder, restrain

checked

verb. hinder, restrain

checking

verb. hinder, restrain

procrastinate

verb. delay, put off doing

procrastinating

verb. delay, put off doing

stall

verb. delay for own purposes
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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