Synonyms for defer

Synonyms for (verb) defer

Synonyms: submit, defer, bow, give in, accede

Definition: yield to another's wish or opinion

Usage: The government bowed to the military pressure

Similar words: buckle under, knuckle under, yield, give in, succumb

Definition: consent reluctantly


Synonyms: remit, postpone, prorogue, put off, put over, set back, shelve, defer, table, hold over

Definition: hold back to a later time

Usage: let's postpone the exam

Similar words: delay

Definition: act later than planned, scheduled, or required

Usage: Don't delay your application to graduate school or else it won't be considered