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Definitions and meanings of "Deferring"

What do we mean by deferring?

To delay or postpone

After winning the opening coin toss, to postpone until the start of the second half a team's choice of whether to kick off or receive (and to allow the opposing team to make this choice at the start of the first half).

To delay, to wait.

When a college tells you to bend over in December and then waits till April to shove that pole up your ass. Urban Dictionary

Pronouncing the word definately after a long alcoholic day / evening. Urban Dictionary

To disapprove, to dislike mostly used by wrestlers to discribe there stance on a ? because in wrestling defering is give away ur choice Urban Dictionary

Respectful submission Urban Dictionary

To tame an feral animal; make domesticated Urban Dictionary

What you are in pain but suck it up and worry about it later. Urban Dictionary

What your pilaties teacher can clearly spell better than you, but you are prolonging the pain and deferring your embarrassment. Urban Dictionary

Delayed movement Urban Dictionary

Deferred help: Filling a complaint but nothing is done at a later time. Urban Dictionary

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The word "deferring" in example sentences

Nancy: When transferring influence, begin deferring publicly to the new mentee. ❋ Unknown (2009)

She was not alone in deferring to Nkotassane's ceramic expertise, for her mother regularly had women from neighboring homesteads dropping in to watch her work and to seek her advice. ❋ Unknown (2005)

In stating that the Court, in deferring to private property rights, will be trashing the environment, Wittes is merely repeating one of the urban legends of the statist left, without a shred of evidence. ❋ Unknown (2005)

The genuinely unpopular excesses of the Warren Court in deferring to the rights of accused criminals triggered the law-and-order-oriented presidential campaign of Richard Nixon in 1968. ❋ Unknown (2004)

Why is Larkin deferring $3 million of his annual $9 million salary? ❋ Unknown (2002)

Now I can understand it, he was like a man who had received a precious, interesting, and long-expected letter, and who lays it down before him and purposely refrains from opening it, turning it over and over in his hands, examining the envelope and the seal, going to see to things in another room, in short deferring the interesting moment of perusal, knowing that it cannot escape him. ❋ Unknown (2003)

Actually, I’m surprised none of the comments mention Kennedy once again deferring to international law as part of the basis for this decision. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Sonicfrog: Actually, I’m surprised none of the comments mention Kennedy once again deferring to international law as part of the basis for this decision. ❋ Unknown (2010)

If there is even a prolonged stutter in deferring, or better yet repealing, this pay cut, the answer will be “No!”, or maybe “H*ll no!” in a bunch of Doctors’ offices across the land. ❋ Unknown (2010)

So, Mr Ebert, if you like the idea of deferring clarity, why not have a registration system, and require the Plaintiff to write a claim only to kick off the infringement litigation. ❋ Peter Zura (2009)

Back when cert. was granted, I called attention to the idea of deferring to local educational policymakers, which the Court did in Grutter, the University of Michigan Law School case where the Court approved of the use of race as a factor when the goal is classroom diversity. ❋ Ann Althouse (2007)

Papa was much cheered by my report of Mr.C. 's opinion, and of old Mrs.E. 's experience; but I could perceive he caught gladly at the idea of deferring the operation a few months longer. ❋ Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell (1837)

If there is goodwill, excitement and broad commitment to such an idea from Debian, I would be willing to promote the idea of deferring the LTS from 10.04 to 10.10 ❋ Unknown (2009)

Foley is against the idea of deferring capital projects. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Artest called deferring to Bryant a "no-brainer" because his goal is to win a championship. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Several other OPEC ministers, including Iran, Qatar and Nigeria, also support the idea of deferring a decision until December 17 in Oran. ❋ Unknown (2008)

Being deferred from your Early [Decision] school is worse than being outright [rejected] because you end up waiting [four] more months for nothing. ❋ C-Breeze (2007)

You [wasted]? [Deferibly] bro...[hic] :) ❋ Chemicallymark (2006)

bro [wat do] u [think about that] gurl over there? I [defer] Wanna go to get pizza [Defer] i want mickey ds ❋ YourboyQ (2009)


[The kitty] [must be] deferalized before it can be [adopted]. ❋ GatorVet1982 (2011)

I don't want to do [snake's] on the pilaties [reformer] Jo I wish to defer the pain your putting me through: [deferred pain] ❋ Kevin Coates (2023)

I don't want to do [snakes] I wish to [defer] the pain of it. [Defered pain] ❋ Kevin Coates (2023)

Person [made] a [deferative] [movement]. ❋ Rogesright (2021)

After [filing] a complaint with [eeoc] for employment discrimination at work and a few months past they are done with the investigation. Base on facts and evidence according to eeoc. It’s [apodictic] to say that gaylord means boxes… Well I said fuck! “I was so sure I was going to get paid but it’s “Deferred help” . Case close!!! ❋ Maliit Tt Lalake Yan (2022)

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