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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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Definition of DEFER

  1. To offer; to confer; to refer.

Common Misspellings for DEFER

Below is the list of 335 misspellings for the word "defer".

Usage Examples for DEFER

  1. 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
  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. We will defer supper no longer. - "A Night on the Borders of the Black Forest" by Amelia B. Edwards
  4. 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
  5. It's tyrannical to bully, it's slavish to defer. - "Father Payne" by Arthur Christopher Benson

Conjugate verb Defer

CONDITIONAL PERFECT

I would have deferred
you would have deferred
he/she/it would have deferred
we would have deferred
they would have deferred
I would have defer
you would have defer
he/she/it would have defer
we would have defer
they would have defer

CONDITIONAL PERFECT PROGRESSIVE

I would have been deferring
you would have been deferring
he/she/it would have been deferring
we would have been deferring
they would have been deferring

CONDITIONAL PRESENT

I would defer
you would defer
he/she/it would defer
we would defer
they would defer

CONDITIONAL PRESENT PROGRESSIVE

I would be deferring
you would be deferring
he/she/it would be deferring
we would be deferring
they would be deferring

FUTURE

I will defer
you will defer
he/she/it will defer
we will defer
they will defer

FUTURE CONTINUOUS

I will be deferring
you will be deferring
he/she/it will be deferring
we will be deferring
they will be deferring

FUTURE PERFECT

I will have deferred
you will have deferred
he/she/it will have deferred
we will have deferred
they will have deferred

FUTURE PERFECT CONTINUOUS

I will have been deferring
you will have been deferring
he/she/it will have been deferring
we will have been deferring
they will have been deferring

IMPERATIVE

you defer
we let´s defer

NONFINITE VERB FORMS

to defer

PAST CONTINUOUS

I was deferring
you were deferring
he/she/it was deferring
we were deferring
they were deferring

PAST PARTICIPLE

deferred

PAST PERFECT

I had deferred
you had deferred
he/she/it had deferred
we had deferred
they had deferred

PAST PERFECT CONTINUOUS

I had been deferring
you had been deferring
he/she/it had been deferring
we had been deferring
they had been deferring

PRESENT

I defer
you defer
he/she/it defers
we defer
they defer

PRESENT CONTINUOUS

I am deferring
you are deferring
he/she/it is deferring
we are deferring
they are deferring

PRESENT PARTICIPLE

deferring

PRESENT PERFECT

I have deferred
you have deferred
he/she/it has deferred
we have deferred
they have deferred

PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS

I have been deferring
you have been deferring
he/she/it has been deferring
we have been deferring
they have been deferring

PRESENT SUBJUNCTIVE

he/she/it defer

SIMPLE PAST

I deferred
you deferred
he/she/it deferred
we deferred
they deferred
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