名词:deferrer 动词过去式:deferred 过去分词:deferred 现在分词:deferring 第三人称单数:defers 形容词:deferrable
fer＝to carry（运；载），to bear（忍耐）
v (-rr-) [Tn, Tn.pr, Tg] ~ sth (to sth) delay sth until a later time; postpone sth 使（某事）延期; 推迟
*deferred payment, ie made in instalments after purchase 分期付款
* defer one's departure to a later date 推迟行期
* defer making a decision 暂缓决定.
v (-rr-) [Ipr] ~ to sb/sth give way to sb or sb's wishes, judgement, etc, usu out of respect 服从某人的意愿、判断等; （通常为）遵从
*On technical matters, I defer to the experts. 在技术问题上, 我遵从专家的意见.
* I defer to your greater experience in such things. 在这些问题上, 我尊重你丰富的经验.
v past tense and past participledeferredpresent participledeferring [T]
1300-1400; Language: French;Origin:
différer, from Latin
differre 'to delay, be different'
. defer to 1400-1500 French
déférer, from Late Latin
deferre 'to bring down'
to delay something until a later date
= put backdefer sth until/to sth Further discussion on the proposal will be deferred until April. The committee deferred their decision .>defermentn [U and C]>deferraln [U and C]defer to /
[defer to sb/sth] phr v
to agree to accept someone's opinion or decision because you have respect for that person I will defer to your wishes.
1. Why did he defer returning to London? 他为什么推迟回伦敦？