So I will defer to Carol Brady, who in her infinite wisdom once said, "Find out what you do best and do your best with it."
As previously ordered, I will defer the issue of restitution for 90 days.
The president respects him and has been known to defer to him.
A synonym given for submissive is “compliant,” and among those given for submit is “yield” and “defer.”
Normally, Republicans can be expected to defer to employer policy over claims of worker rights.
Abigail properly resolved to defer any conversation with Nabal till the morning, when she disclosed the whole affair.
Our horses may out-travel them if they defer the attack until daylight.
He foresaw a pitched battle, ending in possible defeat; and decided to defer it till he felt more physically fit for the strain.
Antinous refers to it (l. 259) and proposes to defer the contest on that account.
To attempt to arrest him would have been useless, and I resolved to defer it.
"to delay," late 14c., differren, deferren, from Old French differer (14c.), from Latin differre "carry apart, scatter, disperse;" also "be different, differ;" also "defer, put off, postpone," (see differ). Etymologically identical with differ; the spelling and pronunciation differentiated from 15c., perhaps partly by association of this word with delay.