Definition of Defers

1. Verb. (third-person singular of defer) ¹



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Definition of Defers

1. defer [v] - See also: defer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Defers

deferment
deferments
defernite
deferoxamine
deferoxamine mesylate
deferrable
deferrables
deferral
deferrals
deferred
deferred payment
deferred shock
deferrer
deferrers
deferring
defers (current term)
defervesce
defervescence
defervescences
defervescency
defervescent stage
defeudalize
defeudalized
defeudalizes
defeudalizing
deff
deffer
deffered
deffest
deffly

Literary usage of Defers

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1. The Confessions of S. Augustine: Book I-X. by Augustine (1886)
"He is taken ill, and desires to be baptized; but his mother defers it upon his recovery, as his father is not yet a Christian. AS a boy, then, I had already ..."

2. The Life of Thomas Jefferson by Henry Stephens Randall (1871)
"... to Short—Republican Opposition to Jefferson's Retirement —His disagreeable Position—Letter to his Daughter on the Subject—defers his Retirement—Refuses ..."

3. Public Papers of George Clinton, First Governor of New York, 1777-1795, 1801 by George Clinton, New York (State). Governor, 1801-1804 (George Clinton), Hugh Hastings, James Austin Holden, New York (State). State Historian (1900)
"The Monument to Herkimer—The Committee defers to Governor Clinton. Tryon County 20th of April 1778. May it please your Excellency, We had the honour of ..."

4. Julie de Lespinasse by Pierre Marie Maurice Henri Ségur (1907)
"CHAPTER VI Friendships of Mademoiselle de Lespinasse—Condorcet—His entire devotion to Julie—He defers to her advice—She plays the part of reason against ..."

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