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defer

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  • verbhold off, put off
  • verbyield
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Synonyms for defer

verb hold off, put off
  • adjourn
  • delay
  • extend
  • hold up
  • postpone
  • prolong
  • set aside
  • shelve
  • stall
  • suspend
  • waive
  • block
  • detain
  • hinder
  • impede
  • intermit
  • lengthen
  • obstruct
  • procrastinate
  • prorogue
  • protract
  • remit
  • retard
  • slow
  • stay
  • table
  • give rain check
  • hang fire
  • lay over
  • put on back burner
  • put on hold
  • put on ice

Antonyms for defer

  • advance
  • allow
  • carry out
  • continue
  • do
  • expedite
  • forward
  • further
  • maintain
  • shorten
  • abbreviate
  • aid
  • assist
  • encourage
  • facilitate
  • help
  • let go
  • promote
  • push
  • support
  • force
  • forge
  • hasten
  • hurry
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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abide

verb. submit to, put up with
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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