Example sentences for: defer

How can you use “defer” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Typically, justices defer to the judgment of the executive branch during the event--that is, they would be unlikely to grant an injunction preventing the city from enforcing its curfew while the WTO is in town.

  • And to close down the catering lady, make it a point to tell her that you have decided to defer to her professional experience.

  • Al Qaeda's chief financial manager, Sheikh Saeed, argued that al Qaeda should defer to theTaliban's wishes.

  • This would lead, for instance, to closer attention to relationships between savings and investment and the human life cycle (rather than abstract analysis on the incentives to defer current consumption).

  • The Washington Post seems to think that George W. Bush's criticism of GOP budget proposals that defer tax credits to low-income earners is more important--it runs that story across five columns at the very top while tucking the nuke puke underneath.


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