Meaning of DELAY in English

DELAY

I . v. a.

1.

Defer, postpone, procrastinate, put off, stave off, let lie over.

2.

Detain, hinder, retard, stop, impede.

II . v. n.

Linger, tarry, stop, procrastinate.

III . n.

1.

Procrastination, postponement, deferring, the Fabian policy, masterly inactivity.

2.

Lingering, tarrying, stay, stop, dallying, dawdling.

3.

Detention, hindrance, retardation, impediment, stoppage.

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