How Do You Spell DEFER?

Correct spelling for the English word "defer" is [d_ɪ_f_ˈɜː], [dɪfˈɜː], [dɪfˈɜː]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Common Misspellings for DEFER

Below is the list of 305 misspellings for the word "defer". Misspellings percentages are collected from over 510 000 spell check sessions on from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.

Usage Examples for DEFER

  1. We will defer supper no longer - "A Night on the Borders of the Black Forest" by Amelia B. Edwards
  2. Then perhaps learning to defer to each other will be good practice for both of us suggested Miriam - "Grace Harlowe's First Year at Overton College" by Jessie Graham Flower
  3. Kate wished to defer it a few months on account of the recent death of her brother but her lover urged his claim so strongly that she at last yielded and their marriage took place on Christmas eve - "Tempest and Sunshine" by Mary J. Holmes
  4. In the true spirit of the time he is to learn to defer to persons of superior quality - "Washington and his Comrades in Arms A Chronicle of the War of Independence" by George Wrong
  5. It's tyrannical to bully it's slavish to defer - "Father Payne" by Arthur Christopher Benson