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de·lay

 (dĭ-lā′)
v. de·layed, de·lay·ing, de·lays
v.tr.
1. To postpone until a later time; defer.
2. To cause to be later or slower than expected or desired: Heavy traffic delayed us.
v.intr.
To act or move slowly; put off an action or a decision.
n.
1. The act of delaying; postponement: responded without delay.
2. The condition of being delayed; detainment.
3. The period of time during which one is delayed.
4. The interval of time between two events.

[Middle English delaien, from Anglo-Norman delaier, from Old French deslaier : des-, de- + laier, to leave, of Germanic origin; see leip- in Indo-European roots.]

de·lay′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.delayed - not as far along as normal in development
retarded - relatively slow in mental or emotional or physical development; "providing a secure and sometimes happy life for the retarded"
Translations
zpožděný
forsinket
myöhässä
odgođen
遅れた
지연된
försenad
ที่ล่าช้า
bị hoãn lại

delayed

adj (= postponed)verschoben, aufgeschoben, hinausgezögert; (= late)verspätet; (TV, Rad) broadcastzeitversetzt

delayed

مُتَأَخِّر zpožděný forsinket verspätet καθυστερημένος atrasado, retrasado myöhässä retardé odgođen ritardato 遅れた 지연된 vertraagd forsinket opóźniony atrasado отложенный försenad ที่ล่าช้า gecikmeli bị hoãn lại 延期的

delayed

a. tardío-a, demorado-a;
___ deliveryparto ___.

delayed

adj retardado, tardío, retrasado; developmentally — con retraso en el desarrollo
References in classic literature ?
The ebb-tide, which had so cruelly delayed us, was now making reparation and delaying our assailants.
Elinor, confirmed in every pleasant hope, was all cheerfulness; rejoicing that in her letters to her mother, she had pursued her own judgment rather than her friend's, in making very light of the indisposition which delayed them at Cleveland; and almost fixing on the time when Marianne would be able to travel.
Marianne's ideas were still, at intervals, fixed incoherently on her mother, and whenever she mentioned her name, it gave a pang to the heart of poor Elinor, who, reproaching herself for having trifled with so many days of illness, and wretched for some immediate relief, fancied that all relief might soon be in vain, that every thing had been delayed too long, and pictured to herself her suffering mother arriving too late to see this darling child, or to see her rational.
No tidings had yet been received from Astoria; the despatches having been delayed by the misadventure of Mr.
Summer passed away in these occupations, and my return to Geneva was fixed for the latter end of autumn; but being delayed by several accidents, winter and snow arrived, the roads were deemed impassable, and my journey was retarded until the ensuing spring.
Train is delayed or cancelled |If your train is delayed for over an hour, you are entitled to a 20 per cent refund on a single ticket or 10 per cent on a return ticket.
To address this problem, the Federal Aviation Administration is imposing financial penalties of up to $25,000 per violation on chronically delayed flights.
Although the delay to primary reinforcement clearly is important, can we assume that a delayed reinforcer is always ineffective?
We don't have a back-up for 500 delayed passengers".
We have since minimized delayed mail at the plant and continue to monitor mail volume levels so that we can keep to our service commitments,'' said Don A.
Overall, 64% of women in the first-trimester group and 86% of those in the second-trimester group cited at least one factor that delayed their abortion.
The National Education Longitudinal Study of 1988 (NELS:88/2000) is used to examine the high school academic preparation of 1992 high school graduates who delayed postsecondary enrollment, and the 1996/01 Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study (BPS:96/01) is used to analyze the experiences of delayed entrants in their first postsecondary enrollment with respect to how long they waited to enroll and how likely they were to complete their postsecondary education.

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