Defer in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Defer

(law, intransitive) To submit to the opinion or desire of another in respect to their judgment or authority. | To render, to offer.

Short Example Sentence for Defer

  • 1. But let me not defer longer. 🔊
  • 2. I must defer a description of her. 🔊
  • 3. At any rate she was made to defer her journey. 🔊
  • 4. My joyful sentence you defer too long. 🔊
  • 5. Shall we defer it, dear? 🔊
  • 6. I must no longer defer my explanation! 🔊
  • 7. But let me defer these painful matters as long as possible. 🔊
  • 8. Why, then, should we defer the declaration? 🔊
  • 9. The Dorriens had been obliged to defer their foreign trip. 🔊
  • 10. Nor would he defer in any way to de Armijo. 🔊
  • 11. If so, I would defer my trip East. 🔊
  • 12. He was not the man to defer in that way to the prejudices of others. 🔊
  • 13. Acquet pretended to be ill in order to defer his departure from Donnay. 🔊
  • 14. I think perhaps we'd better defer that discussion, gentlemen. 🔊

How to use Defer in a Sentence?

  • 1. When it is in your power to do good defer it not, for charity delivered from death. 🔊
  • 2. Godfrey resolved to defer till the morrow the task of proceeding to a new abode. 🔊
  • 3. He must defer the recovery until the morrow, if he could summon courage to go on with it at all. 🔊
  • 4. Then the rain came on, and they decided to defer the dash till the weather was more propitious. 🔊
  • 5. Therefore, he might omit this operation, or he might defer it to a later stage. 🔊
  • 6. I begged him in vain to defer it: there was a weight upon his mind, he said, which he must unload. 🔊
  • 7. Therefore I must defer till the wanted intercourse between us and you is re-established.... 🔊
  • 8. To thy foul lust I never can consent; Why dost thou then defer my punishment? 🔊
  • 9. I did, God lives, and will revenge it home, If you defer my condigne punishment. 🔊
  • 10. This may require a commander to defer his choice until the situation has become more fully developed. 🔊
  • 11. If you and the cabman must have a drink together, kindly defer the function until after your return. 🔊
  • 12. Those who cannot be in time to witness the ceremony should defer their arrival until a sufficient time has elapsed to allow of its completion. 🔊
  • 13. Dalton stole a look at her pouting lips, thinking he would defer the reply to her question for a while. 🔊
  • 14. Under the circumstances it has seemed best to defer the attempt and to call attention in the footnotes to striking similarities with other fields. 🔊
  • 15. Tuesday was a clear, sunny day, but the boys decided to defer their departure until the next morning. 🔊
  • 16. Commanders are always anxious to grant correspondents passes after a victory; but they wish to defer the unwelcome publication of a defeat. 🔊
  • 17. Various circumstances, beyond my control, united to defer the publication of the contemplated work to the year 1838. 🔊
  • 18. But the sovereign thought it best to defer this point until his return from his proposed journey to Guelders. 🔊
  • 19. Which of us will defer the use of them till he hath learned them, even as ignorant men do not use terms of geometry or music? 🔊
  • 20. If you have neglected or overlooked this duty in time past, for your own sakes, for the sakes of your slaves, defer it no longer. 🔊
  • 21. But the inconveniences of childbirth and the cares required by a little girl whom I adore, made me defer this pleasure. 🔊
  • 22. Charles was not ready to meet the Swiss, and was willing to defer an issue, but he was wholly ignorant of the real strength of the confederation. 🔊
  • 23. It would be better, on that account, to defer action till after the baker's visit on Wednesday. 🔊
  • 24. If, however, by thoughtlessness or malice, her friends defer their visit, she must mourn for a much longer period alone. 🔊
  • 25. Before this it had become evident that to defer any longer the formation of an independent government was to keep up an unnecessary source of weakness. 🔊
  • 26. The war, which then existed between the Persians and the Turks, could not make him defer the execution of his pious enterprise. 🔊