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  • as inaccept
  • as inacknowledge
  • as infall
  • as inrespect
  • as inrevere
  • as inrevere/reverence

synonyms for defer to

  • acknowledge
  • agree
  • recognize
  • respect
  • take
  • tolerate
  • acquiesce
  • assent
  • bear
  • bow
  • capitulate
  • endure
  • stand
  • stomach
  • suffer
  • swallow
  • bear with
  • don't make waves
  • don't rock the boat
  • fit in
  • go along with
  • live with
  • play the game
  • sit still for
  • stand for
  • submit to
  • yield to

antonyms for defer to

MOST RELEVANT
  • contradict
  • disallow
  • disapprove
  • misunderstand
  • refuse
  • stop
  • defend
  • disagree
  • dissent
  • fight
  • reject
  • blackball
  • decline
  • demur
  • deny
  • discard
  • dispute
  • renounce
  • repudiate
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How to use defer to in a sentence

Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
All the operations of her brain related themselves somehow to to-morrow afternoon.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
"Buy something for your wife that-is-to-be," he said to his grand-nephew, as he handed him the folded paper.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Something remote and ancient stirred in her, something that was not of herself To-day, something half primitive, half barbaric.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
To-day I'm more dead than alive, as we had a lesson from him yesterday that lasted four hours.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
They held the compound against repeated assaults, and lost several men in hand-to-hand fighting.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
I wouldn't go on if I were you, sir; the luck's dead against you to-night; I wouldn't go on, indeed I wouldn't.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Now many people think that we are moving in the direction of world socialism to-day.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
Let your orders for preparation go round tonight, so that your knaves may be ready to set out betimes to-morrow.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
When I went out he accompanied me to the door, took my hand in both of his and said, "To-day you've covered yourself with glory!"
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO DEFER TO

  • acknowledge
  • acquiesce
  • agree
  • assent
  • bear
  • bear with
  • bow
  • capitulate
  • defer to
  • don't make waves
  • don't rock the boat
  • endure
  • fit in
  • go along with
  • live with
  • play the game
  • recognize
  • respect
  • sit still for
  • stand
  • stand for
  • stomach
  • submit to
  • suffer
  • swallow
  • take
  • tolerate
  • yield to
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.