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Correct spelling for the English word "delay" is [d_ɪ_l_ˈeɪ], [dɪlˈe͡ɪ], [dɪlˈe‍ɪ]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Plural form of DELAY is DELAYS

Definition of DELAY

  1. Postpone(ment), deferring), put(ting) off, loiter(ing), be(ing) tardy, wait; hinder, hindrance. [French]

Anagrams of DELAY

4 letters

3 letters

Common Misspellings for DELAY

Below is the list of 310 misspellings for the word "delay".

Similar spelling words for DELAY

Usage Examples for DELAY

  1. To Odo the delay was still more welcome; for it gave him what he must needs regard as his last opportunity of being in the girl's company. - "The Valley of Decision" by Edith Wharton
  2. " I would like to delay nothing. - "Jeanne of the Marshes" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  3. Not at all, I think, except in the matter of some delay. - "Taken by the Enemy" by Oliver Optic
  4. She gave me that letter, and said, 'Give that to the Duke of Datchet at once- without a moment's delay! - "Amusement Only" by Richard Marsh

Conjugate verb Delay

CONDITIONAL PERFECT

I would have delayed
you would have delayed
he/she/it would have delayed
we would have delayed
they would have delayed
I would have delay
you would have delay
he/she/it would have delay
we would have delay
they would have delay

CONDITIONAL PERFECT PROGRESSIVE

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

CONDITIONAL PRESENT

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

CONDITIONAL PRESENT PROGRESSIVE

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

FUTURE

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

FUTURE CONTINUOUS

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

FUTURE PERFECT

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

FUTURE PERFECT CONTINUOUS

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

IMPERATIVE

you delay
we let´s delay

NONFINITE VERB FORMS

to delay

PAST CONTINUOUS

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

PAST PARTICIPLE

delayed

PAST PERFECT

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

PAST PERFECT CONTINUOUS

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

PRESENT

I delay
you delay
he/she/it delays
we delay
they delay

PRESENT CONTINUOUS

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

PRESENT PARTICIPLE

delaying

PRESENT PERFECT

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

PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS

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

PRESENT SUBJUNCTIVE

he/she/it delay

SIMPLE PAST

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