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Synonyms of defer

Verb


1. postpone, prorogue, hold over, put over, table, shelve, set back, defer, remit, put off, delay

usage: hold back to a later time; "let's postpone the exam"

2. submit, bow, defer, accede, give in, yield, give in, succumb, knuckle under, buckle under

usage: yield to another's wish or opinion; "The government bowed to the military pressure"

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