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Synonyms and Antonyms of delay

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delay

synonym (synonym of delay)

  • (noun.time)
    time during which some action is awaited (noun.time)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time (noun.act)
     
  • (verb.change)
    cause to be slowed down or delayed (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    stop or halt (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    slow the growth or development of (verb.change)
     

antonym (antonym of delay)

  • (verb.change)
    urge to an unnatural speed (verb.change)
     

hypernym (delay IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • act later than planned, scheduled, or required (verb.stative)
    wait before acting (verb.stative)
     
  • cause to be slowed down or delayed (verb.change)
    lose velocity; move more slowly (verb.change)
     
  • slow the growth or development of (verb.change)
    cause to change; make different; cause a transformation (verb.change)
     
  • stop or halt (verb.change)
    slow the growth or development of (verb.change)
     
  • the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time (noun.act)
    being inactive; being less active (noun.act)
     
  • time during which some action is awaited (noun.time)
    a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something (noun.time)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF delay relation)

  • act later than planned, scheduled, or required (verb.stative)
    interrupt temporarily an activity before continuing (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    postpone doing what one should be doing (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    postpone or delay needlessly (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    hold back to a later time (verb.stative)
     
  • cause to be slowed down or delayed (verb.change)
    engage in delaying tactics or refuse to cooperate (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    delay or hold up; prevent from proceeding on schedule or as planned (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    deliberately delay an event or action (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    act so as to delay an event or action in order to gain an advantage (verb.change)
     
  • slow the growth or development of (verb.change)
    check; keep in check (a fire) (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    stop or halt (verb.change)
     
  • the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time (noun.act)
    an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    detention of a ship or freight car or other cargo beyond its scheduled time of departure (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a delay in enforcing rights or claims or privileges; refraining from acting (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    act of putting off to a future time (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of procrastinating; putting off or delaying or defering an action to a later time (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of slowing down or falling behind (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the deliberate act of delaying and playing instead of working (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    (law) a tactic for delaying or obstructing legislation by making long speeches (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of tarrying (noun.act)
     
  • time during which some action is awaited (noun.time)
    a mutually agreed delay in the date set for the completion of a job or payment of a debt (noun.time)
     
  • (noun.time)
    a legally authorized postponement before some obligation must be discharged (noun.time)
     
  • (noun.time)
    the extent to which something is delayed or held back (noun.time)
     

derivation (.... is derived from delay)

  • cause to be slowed down or delayed (verb.change)
    the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time (noun.act)
     
  • slow the growth or development of (verb.change)
    the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    lack of normal development of intellectual capacities (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person of subnormal intelligence (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.time)
    time during which some action is awaited (noun.time)
     
  • stop or halt (verb.change)
    a judicial order forbidding some action until an event occurs or the order is lifted (noun.communication)
     
  • the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time (noun.act)
    slow the growth or development of (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    cause to be slowed down or delayed (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    stop or halt (verb.change)
     
  • time during which some action is awaited (noun.time)
    cause to stop (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    wait before acting (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    act later than planned, scheduled, or required (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    stop dealing with (verb.stative)
     
synonym antonym hypernym hyponym derivation hold postponement holdup detain stay check hurry rush inactivity break alter change decelerate retard break disruption demurrage forbearance deferment deferral check detain hold up stay arrest hold back

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