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Definition of Defer

Verb: defer (deferred,deferring)  di'fur

  1. Hold back to a later time
    "let's defer the exam";
    - postpone, prorogue, hold over, put over, table [N. Amer], shelve, set back, remit, put off
     
  2. Yield to another's wish or opinion
    "The government deferred to the military pressure";
    - submit, bow[2], accede, give in

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