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There are 2 meanings of the word Defer.

How to pronounce defer:


Defer - as a verb

Hold back to a later time

Example: "Let's postpone the exam"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
hold overpostpone12prorogue11put offput overremit7shelve12table7
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Yield to another's wish or opinion

Example: "The government bowed to the military pressure"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
accede11bow8give insubmit10

Example Sentences

"I had to defer my vacation because of work."
"They decided to defer the meeting until next week."
"She chose to defer her decision until she had more information."
"The company will defer the release of their new product."
"He was granted permission to defer his military service."
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Word Game Points

Is DEFER a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, defer is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

DEFER has a SCRABBLE points total of 9.

Is DEFER a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, defer is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
DEFER has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 9.

Is DEFER a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, defer is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
DEFER has a WORDFEUD points total of 9.

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