Meaning of DELAY in English

DELAY

■ verb

1》 become or cause to become late or slow.

2》 postpone or defer.

■ noun a period of time by which something is late or postponed.

Derivatives

~er noun

Origin

ME: from OFr. ~er (v.).

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