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  • verbhold off, put off
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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.

More words related to defer

abide

verb. submit to, put up with

accommodate

verb. perform service

accommodated

verb. perform service

accommodates

verb. perform service

adjourn

verb. stop a proceeding

assent

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