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Overview of verb delay

The verb delay has 4 senses

  • delay, detain, hold up -- (cause to be slowed down or delayed; "Traffic was delayed by the bad weather"; "she delayed the work that she didn't want to perform")

  • delay -- (act later than planned, scheduled, or required; "Don't delay your application to graduate school or else it won't be considered")

  • stay, detain, delay -- (stop or halt; "Please stay the bloodshed!")

  • check, retard, delay -- (slow the growth or development of; "The brain damage will retard the child's language development")

Overview of adj delayed

The adj delayed has 1 sense

  • delayed -- (not as far along as normal in development)