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  • verbhold off, put off
  • verbyield

synonyms for deferring

  • 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
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antonyms for deferring

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  • 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
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How to use deferring in a sentence

In an email, a Washington County spokesperson deferred questions to the event organizers.
AS THE CORONAVIRUS TEARS THROUGH RURAL MARYLAND, AN ULTRAMARATHON PLANS TO RACE ONRICK MAESENOVEMBER 19, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Most of this would mean adjusting creative and deferring short-term spend, but few were overtly canceling their fourth-quarter plans.
‘EMOTIONS ARE SO HEIGHTENED’: WHY THE ELECTION FALLOUT HAMMERS HOME THE NEED FOR MARKETERS TO ACT RESPONSIBLYLARA O'REILLYNOVEMBER 9, 2020DIGIDAY
Roberts is skeptical of federal judges intervening in those decisions, but defers when state courts and election boards step in.
ONE THEORY BY ONE JUSTICE BINDS TOGETHER SUPREME COURT’S CONTRADICTORY ELECTION OPINIONSROBERT BARNESOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The initiative deferred to future city leaders to dictate how the roughly $2 billion it projected to pull in for homelessness would be spent.
MOST RESIDENTS AGREE HOUSING ISSUES ARE DIRE BUT CONSENSUS ON SOLUTIONS IS ELUSIVELISA HALVERSTADTOCTOBER 29, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Determine the daily or weekly threshold at which you begin producing diminishing returns, and ask your boss for help setting priorities on what you can defer and what you should focus on before you hit that threshold.
WORKER RESENTS HAVING TO PICK UP SLACK FOR WORKING MOMS AND DADSKARLA MILLEROCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Meanwhile, advertisers like General Mills and Taco Bell that had committed to spend $150 million on Quibi in its first year had reportedly asked to defer their payments because of the platform’s low viewership.
QUIBI’S SHUTDOWN UNDERSCORES ECONOMIC CHALLENGE FOR BIG-BUDGET, BITE-SIZED SHOWSTIM PETERSONOCTOBER 23, 2020DIGIDAY
They’re happy to mix it up with people, and defer to human supremacy on sidewalks, in bike lanes, and on streets.
THE SELF-DRIVING CAR IS A RED HERRING - ISSUE 92: FRONTIERSANTHONY TOWNSENDOCTOBER 21, 2020NAUTILUS
Loans have been deferred, and royal cash grants have been made to people who have been furloughed or laid off.
HOW “GROSS NATIONAL HAPPINESS” HELPED BHUTAN KEEP COVID-19 AT BAYKATIE MCLEANOCTOBER 21, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
She even deferred when asked about the Supreme Court’s power related to the president.
TO DEMOCRATS’ FRUSTRATION, GOP PREDICTS CLEAR SAILING AS BARRETT TESTIMONY ENDSROBERT BARNES, SEUNG MIN KIM, ANN MARIMOWOCTOBER 15, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Instead the response has been to defer to tech companies to do more.
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WORDS RELATED TO DEFERRING

  • deferring
  • delay
  • procrastination
  • respite
  • stay
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.