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delay

zelfstandig naamwoord

1 delay

Time during which some action is awaited:
— Instant replay caused too long a delay.

synoniemen: hold, postponement, time lag, wait.

Roget 110: diuturnity; a long time, a length of time; an age, a century, an eternity; slowness etc. 275; perpetuity etc. 112; blue moon, ... meer laten zien

Roget 275: slowness etc. adj.; languor etc. (inactivity) 683; drawl; creeping etc. v., lentor.    retardation; ... meer laten zien

Roget 133: lateness etc. adj.; tardiness etc. (slowness) 275.    delay, delation; cunctation, procrastination; deferring, deferral etc. ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: oponthoud, uitstel, vertraging
Pools: opóźnienie, poślizg, spóźnienie, zwłoka



2 delay

The act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time.

synoniem: holdup.

Nederlands: vertragen, verschuiven, verdagen, rekken, opschuiven, opschorten, talmen, uitstellen, oponthoud

werkwoord

1 delay

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.

synoniemen: detain, hold up.

2 delay

Act later than planned, scheduled, or required.

3 delay

Stop or halt.

synoniemen: detain, stay.

Roget 133: be late etc. adj.; tarry, wait, stay, bide, take time; dawdle etc. (be inactive) 683; linger, loiter; ... meer laten zien

4 delay

Slow the growth or development of.

synoniemen: check, retard.


Moby betekeniswoordenboek: abide, adjourn, afterthought, arrest, arrestation, arrestment, await, backpedal, backwater, be a sideliner, be still, bide, bide the issue, bind, block, blockage, blocking, bog down, bottle up, brake ... meer laten zien.

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