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. 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