GRE Word List

DEFER

give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous

The meaning of the word defer is give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous.

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