Đồng nghĩa của delay

Alternative for delay

delays, delayed, delaying

Đồng nghĩa: detain, hold up, postpone, put off,

Trái nghĩa: hasten, hurry,

Noun

The act of putting off until a later time
postponement deferment deferral procrastination stay adjournment deferring hiatus holdup moratorium shelving suspension tabling continuation extension layoff letup pause put-off remission rescheduling respite abeyance abeyancy putting off putting back rain check time-out interruption break halt stoppage interlude interval gap intermission stop wait rest lull recess breather reprieve arrest check downtime cessation interim interregnum lacuna breathing space lapse standstill discontinuance prorogation spell time out discontinuity interstice entr'acte discontinuation deadlock freeze dormancy stopover quiescence doldrums latency end gridlock let-up hold-up hiccup parenthesis hiccough pausation cutoff pigeonholing suspense halting mothballing continuance rearrangement termination grace impasse protraction dissolution finish hesitation ending extra time stopping standoff space caesura hitch logjam holding pattern stalemate period stand deep freeze term cold storage suspended animation comma span five layover time lag break-off surcease meanwhile meantime breathing spell obstruction hindrance dead end Mexican standoff transferal change of date embargo stay of execution carrying over ban prohibition truce episode lagging time gap time warp intervening period intervening time intermezzo idyll smoko tie draw allowance leeway grace period stop-off pause in the action disturbance obstacle disruption sojourn visit time season passage course stretch half-time catch-22 stand-off disconnection intrusion severance impediment passing playtime ten while disbandment dissolving dead heat armistice breaking off rupture disuniting blackout separation division rift split breach quiescency break in your journey closing let up temporary cessation checkmate ceasing arrestment close shutoff expiration conclusion suppression cease closure offset shutdown closedown knocking off suspension of proceedings taking five more time additional time longer period increased time inhibition blockage hole desisting remaining block terminating deterring holding lessening staying prevention restraint checking stalling restraining inaction full stop breath reduction beat dead stop communication breakdown decrease abatement easing hush silence lapse of time stillness moderation diminution dwindling slackening waning break off happy hour rest period awkward moment coffee break relaxation ebb ebbing alleviation amelioration dying down retardation release cutback repose time off relief holiday vacation ease leisure grinding halt screaming halt winter leave slack tranquillity freedom desistance tranquility vacay screeching halt recreation inactivity refreshment peace decompression finishing abandonment time away cutting short winding up cut-off sit-down tea break diversion spare time free time lunch break pausing take ten between-time time to burn time to kill hols time on one's hands jollification entertainment lightening brightening amusement jollity schoolie temporary closure forgiveness deliverance discharge exculpation immunity pardon acquittal occlusion winding-up completion wind-up culmination finale end of the line wrap-up brick wall roadblock temporary cessation of business day off cessation of business unemployment retirement breathing room convenience liberty requiescence scope range sabbatical R & R R and R spare moment time to spare serenity idleness placidity unwinding restfulness sereneness calmness restoration relaxing quiet renewal calm peacefulness siesta doze somnolence comfort snooze quietness dreaminess kip period of repose me-time mental repose winding down calming oneself peace and quiet quietude period of relaxation loosening up

Noun

The state of being irresolute
to-and-fro hesitancy wavering vacillation indecision doubt faltering indecisiveness equivocation fluctuation pause oscillation irresolution dubiety scepticism skepticism dawdling indisposition misgiving mistrust procrastination qualm scruple demurral reluctance unwillingness irresoluteness tentativeness stumbling fumbling stammering stuttering averseness delaying timidity timidness shilly-shally hemming and hawing hesitation uncertainty dithering shilly-shallying doubtfulness unsureness hesitance stalling waiting temporizing temporization dilly-dallying fence-sitting wabbling swithering havering wobbling cunctation incertitude hanging back second thoughts temporising humming and hawing blowing hot and cold ambivalence pausing teetering dubiousness nervousness lack of resolution sitting on the fence woolliness inconclusiveness vagueness indefiniteness unclearness indeterminacy faint-heartedness shillyshallying changeableness weakness half-heartedness diffidence caution reservation qualification condition limitation failure to act inaction proviso reserve confusion ambiguity apprehension inconstancy suspicion insecurity distrustfulness dubitation mistrustfulness distrust uneasiness lack of certainty questioning conjecture quandary disbelief cynicism reservations bewilderment incredulity misgivings limbo wariness queries questions misbelief unbelief unease chariness perplexity umbrage fear lack of confidence lack of conviction ineffectuality infirmity swither unsteadiness feeble-mindedness disquietude disinclination tension resistance contradiction conflict demur anxiety lack of enthusiasm muddle opposition dilemma clash haze iffiness haziness gingerliness incongruity equivocacy inconsistency apprehensiveness trepidation strain edginess suspense confusion dilemma wonder puzzle questionableness qualms misdoubt query difficulty inhibition leeriness suspicions disquiet faithlessness question mark lack of trust lack of faith

Noun

A temporary difficulty or problem
hitch catch snag difficulty problem check hold-up trouble hindrance obstacle impediment stoppage block complication interruption issue obstruction setback barrier drawback gimmick glitch gotcha hassle hazard joker pitfall uphill headache hiccup mishap stumbling block booby trap bug discontinuance hang-up holdup land mine snafu tangle spanner in the works monkey wrench in the works handicap encumbrance restriction stop shackles hurdle trammel holdback crimp cramp bar deterrent restraint drag let clog chain embarrassment fetter manacle balk inhibition gridlock interference catch-22 blockage baulk curb fly in the ointment upset blow limitation disappointment jam disadvantage facer bottleneck arrest immobilization bit of trouble misfortune lock knock reversal brake defeat whammy inconvenience immobilisation bummer discouragement cumber defect weakness body blow millstone burden barricade knock-back hampering impedance monkey wrench road block piece of bad luck retardation reversal of fortune kick in the teeth one in the eye sit-down occlusion stopping walkout close downtime lockout cutoff down layoff closure deduction shutdown abeyance standstill downfall adversity sticking point stumbling stone impasse blunder hardship slip inefficacy error checking opposition blocking choking barring miscalculation mischance bafflement mistake stone in one's path retardment flaw prohibition disorder rub detriment tie load stricture shackle fault disablement impairment wall bitter pill dead weight red tape millstone around your neck stroke of bad luck binding fetters leash hold limit confinement tie-up clogging reverse lapse rebuff comedown unfortunate development slowdown backset foil bottom regress bath about-face regression flip-flop reverse of fortune double whammy prevention albatross sabotage cumbrance intervention baggage jam-up drawing board excess baggage foot dragging ball and chain whole new ballgame constraint damper rein disbenefit determent minus downside shortcoming hamper control disincentive thwarting nuisance liability deterrence circumscription negative congestion forestalling preventive imperfection straitjacket weak point weak spot halt dissuasion condition blockade safeguard bridle avoidance deficiency interception inhibitor preclusion dilemma forestallment debit strike incommodity deterence obviation snarl defence traverse interdict defense fence predicament precaution preventative roadblock clot circumvention embargo hangup blank wall con pickle protection disqualification snarl-up ban logjam cross to bear foiling security suppression curbing baulking stifling reduction boycott quashing ill failure cross frustration caution precautionary measure clampdown curtailment constriction prob taboo remedy quandary lack failing disability balking break collapse foundering preventive measure protective measure disturbance puzzler knot cropper wet blanket thorn in one's side tight spot lack of success bond bonds elimination deadweight bone of contention hobble misery woe disgrace yoke complaint anticipation averting precluding slowing harm railing intimidation injury albatross around one's neck demerit buttress pale evil weary load prophylaxis penalty deadlock exclusion tailback obligation commitment handicapping psychological baggage privation affliction mountain checkmate saddle debt guilt duty bad flip side defensive measures afterdeal restrainer narrowing backup queue millstone round someone's neck proscription deterring factor chill put down damp bridling repression bind bulwark tribulation aggravation harness depressant cloud shackling fettering holding back cramping smothering detention constrainment captivity kink pinch bump entanglement factor web development moratorium veto warning encirclement negative aspect stopping up halting deal-breaker gloom pall fix spot crunch unseen problem scrape trap other side of the coin interdiction stint infarct embolus cordon infarction monkey on one's back can of worms disputed point depression trick cinchers anchor binders traffic jam sublimation snare consequence rahui moderation point at issue conundrum ploy puzzle dodge wile the rub inadequacy reservation circumspection injunction modification definition qualification gate retarding device rail mountain to climb retardant interference with restricted access putting an end to putting an stop to nipping in the bud demarcation cold water joker in the pack bondage rope order instruction deprivation pinions weight decrease string manacles chains abridgment abridgement ceiling command hedge line of defense compression contraction astringency boundary tightening squeezing shrinking restraining order spoiling palladium fail-safe protective shield grievance bother neutralizer prophylactic mix-up hot potato thorn in one's flesh mess vexed question question mark vexation gremlin source of difficulty worry hornets' nest source of trouble muddle dispute plight difficult situation countering scotching derailment dashing crushing jump stretch crippling hindering snookering baffling nonfulfillment scuppering nonfulfilment contravention unfulfillment involvement lease chit indebtment loan bite pledge balance arrear possibility due contingency remainder contract damage Achilles heel mortgage jinx tab IOU account nonsuccess anticipatory measure malfunction crash non-success bad news disaster area disintegration disruption millstone round one's neck wreck crackup ruination crumbling ruin crumpling fizzle breakdown cessation falling apart fizzling out falling down seizing up conking out falling to pieces falling through

Noun

A delay used to separate the occurrence of two events, especially in a mechanical or electronic device

Verb

To make (someone or something) late or slow
retard impede hamper hinder obstruct postpone restrain stall arrest derail detain foil restrict retardate stymie thwart trammel block cramp cripple curb defer halt hobble interrupt pause prevent protract repress withhold crimp cumber deter fetter hamstring inhibit prorogue remit shackle shelve slow stop bar brake check choke clog confine encumber frustrate handcuff hold intermit prolong hold back hold up put off set back slow down slow up bog down interfere with keep back shut down shut off stave off take down back off close off hold off on put back choke off hold over make late put a brake on get in the way of stand in the way of bring to screeching halt hog-tie throw a spanner in the works of throw a monkey wrench in the works of handicap baulk balk limit constrain hang up tie up baffle decelerate stay get in the way manacle embarrass bork short-circuit bridle curtail interfere slacken forestall mire reduce disrupt oppose inconvenience procrastinate bind be a hindrance to weigh down suppress keep prohibit control stem catch still lessen decrease embog keep waiting moderate stonewall neutralize loiter regulate crab bottleneck scupper suspend freeze entrammel counteract neutralise draw up rein in incommode pull up fetch up bring to a standstill discommode leash entangle nip in the bud cramp one's style tie one's hands saddle with ruin sink discontinue cause to wait avert cause to stay end tie debilitate overload penelopize reserve muzzle burden temper stunt disadvantage discomfit rattle faze dam contravene debar resist down hesitate loaf falter dawdle flag poke bog get bogged down chain disconcert oppress bother charge idle drag one's feet abate lag diminish let up foul up screw up make difficult reef quiet qualify box in shut out louse up immobilize immobilise affect disturb cut off tamper influence confuse jam conflict trouble give a hard time throw a spoke in the wheel of throw a spanner in the works put the brakes on lose steam cut down wind down cut back back-water lose speed anchor it fix scrub sidetrack drop brace bring up can bring to a screeching halt lock up rein stifle contain cut short terminate muffle squelch smother swallow let down flaps hit the brakes sabotage sandbag govern staunch fight back throttle knock off obscure screen complicate repulse discourage bottle up circumvent tame rebuff choke back checkmate keep in check bring to an end pull in keep under control slacken pace keep a lid on bite back hold in hold down stem the flow of monkey with put a spoke in someone's wheel play for time put a stop to quash put an end to intercept cease subdue head off quell squash ward off obviate preclude crack down on fend off defeat avoid crush counter nullify desist overcome put the kibosh on beat finish hold off quit cancel conquer stamp out forfend silence interdict forbid turn aside put down clamp down on snuff out slap down master bring to a halt extinguish lay off spoil evade scotch pre-empt lick break off kill ward defend against put out of action block out pull the plug on cool leave off come to a standstill anticipate negate steer clear of keep the lid on clobber close conclude circumscribe fence peg cap save vanquish belay wind up dash deflect abstain pass pack in stanch constrict damp divert set call a halt to bring to a stop forbear renounce eschew overturn close up dodge refuse deactivate forgo snooker sidestep skirt stand still desist from help keep in escape shun bottle chill rule out cork dominate do without kick pick off triumph over stump give up put out come to a stop hold in check keep down come to a halt keep a tight rein on withstand keep at bay put the lid on annul pour cold water on gain mastery over keep off throw cold water on strangle at birth nip something in the bud dissuade from dissuade circumnavigate finish off bit taboo outlaw enjoin keep lid on stave mothball retain deny waive best park bilk offset buck bring to a close compose collect disappoint surmount measure rule adjourn turn back put on brakes put an stop to dispatch put the brakes on set limits on take out of play impose limits on rein back keep on a string keep control of simmer down plug arrive keep hold of confront gain control over barricade seal caulk refrain from prevail over gain control of get the better of get a grip on win against let clog up blockade fill close out fill up put on hold refuse to pay put on back burner put on ice put on the shelf deaden crool banjax overpower demarcate disadvise scare dampen stand dash one's hope outwit render null and void upset the applecart do for give the run around dumb settle censor get there draw to a halt haul up reach a standstill stop up choke up pack jam up block up stuff bung up dull clam delimit call off axe bound repel disable block off bung occlude preempt turn off bring rescind scrap repeal call abandon revoke recall bulwark defend guard overthrow talk out of act like a wet blanket put a damper on congest plug up stopper gag say nothing withhold from stay away stay away from make up for get out of deny yourself abstain from shake off restrain from counterbalance skip break the habit of skip out on shake shy from get around steer clear shrink from bypass keep from shirk forbear from commandeer parry quench cow not move stand off peter out keep from happening specify straiten demark prescribe duck cover fend scratch ax cry off abort overwhelm clamp shush bury annihilate trample spike abolish destroy delimitate define girdle incapacitate disenable be early put lid on trample on keep inside put kibosh on bring to naught sit on drive underground beat down be one step ahead of beat someone to the draw beat somebody to it beat someone to the punch get ahead of beat someone to it provide against second-guess steal a march on act in advance of prepare for get in before head off at pass shield against safeguard against secure against stand up for defend oneself against fight off guard against protect against keep at arm's length skirt round paralyze paralyse place a limit on tie down hem in stop midstream keep within limits keep within bounds draw the line on mark off render inoperative put out of commission bring to a grinding halt soften mellow knock it off call a halt call it quits tone down quieten down get under control abjure forswear dispense with stop oneself reject leave alone forsake break elapse sit out fight shy of resist the temptation to take the pledge be temperate give a wide berth to pass up swear off refrain not touch have nothing to do with go on the wagon avoid doing not do take the cure jack in lapse determine expire go die waver teeter dither balance stagger vacillate wobble scruple wabble limp stumble whiffle break up cut out dead-end give over wink out pack up come to an end be over call it a day be suspended close down put a sock in be broken off shilly-shally draw to a close be abandoned wiggle-waggle come to a close blow the whistle on draw to a stand hang back hold at bay put a cork in stem the flow bring to standstill come to rest

Verb

To put off until a later time
defer postpone shelve suspend reschedule stall adjourn prolong stay protract table continue extend mothball pigeonhole remit respite retard dally hinder impede temporise temporize put off hold off hold over set aside hold off on hold up put back put on hold put on ice put on the back burner put over give rain check hold in abeyance take a raincheck take a rain check on lay on the table put on back burner give a rain check keep in abeyance put in cold storage prorogue lay over put aside hold procrastinate interrupt discontinue break off carry over intermit dissolve terminate put to one side bring to an end hold back lengthen hang fire cease lay aside stand over detain cut short stop halt call a halt to avoid arrest withhold perpetuate set back drag out sustain draw out stretch out disband spin out string out carry on extend the duration of keep something going go on with recess end block pause prorogate check cool put on the shelf waive file slow break up stave off dismiss sideline put in abeyance put a stop to elongate stretch hang up outstretch pad wire-draw do later put off the evil day put off the evil hour drag one's feet slow up keep going keep up make longer park reserve hold something in abeyance hold something over forestay retain put something on hold get across put across suppress reprieve hang cool it put something off obstruct contain save take offline keep neglect leave renounce cut break bar quit pink-slip omit inactivate can put on one side cancel sever put on the bank burner leave off prolongate draw expand drag on push back count out rule out lay off slow down cut off repel deflect run on increase the length of tarry dillydally dawdle linger loiter lag poke put an end to bring to a standstill bring to a halt bring to a close freeze refrain rearrange keep from take a breather from put on a back burner leave to another time fend off ward off put out of commission decommission put into storage shut up change the date pack away tie up suspend proceedings curb knock off restrain finish let up take a break come to an end take a breather take a recess take five call a halt take a rain check keep at bay call it a day persist increase let it ride

Verb

To move or act at a slow speed
linger loiter dally dawdle hesitate lag stall tarry dither idle vacillate wait while away time dillydally procrastinate stonewall straggle temporise temporize amble diddle drag pause plod stagger crawl creep filibuster lollygag mope poke putter totter lallygag dilly-dally buy time hold back kill time mark time shilly-shally stay put take your time wait around waste time be slow drag your feet fall behind hang about hang around hang fire hang on hum and haw lag behind take one's time drag one's feet play for time potter about potter around potter round be indecisive horse around not keep pace put off doing something goof off play a waiting game use delaying tactics let the grass grow under one's feet put off hang back falter waver stop halt rest defer haver stay trail sit tight fluctuate hold off think twice postpone equivocate hover oscillate hedge hold on gain time fritter away swither remain be undecided bide pussyfoot around hang saunter prevaricate hang out teeter get no place fast blow hot and cold tergiversate kick the can down the road wobble scruple wabble obstruct shuffle slouch deliberate trifle drop behind move slowly go slowly lodge fool around beat about the bush cease abide sit on the fence discontinue hang round yo-yo stick around be irresolute trudge loll limp loaf inch be uncertain drift flag adjourn drop balk slacken shillyshally tail tool get cold feet potter retard lose time baulk trail behind desist balance be unsure pass the time dwell warm a chair take a breather let up take a break stop briefly hem and haw reside await hold the phone take ten call time have a breather take five sit around squat be dilatory go at a snail's pace put on hold perch bunk roost nest hold over sweat it out hold your horses hold your fire bide one's time stay behind keep on hold the fort be left see-saw refuse avoid rebuff evade resist be evasive stroll meander be ambivalent palter traik fiddle about fritter away time take one's own sweet time while away the time burn daylight piddle toddle diddle-daddle adopt Fabian tactics slack drag your heels boondoggle be in two minds faff about prolong protract be tardy be long prevent block fritter time away goof around stop over avoid committing oneself mosey skulk mooch shirk goldbrick cool use dilatory tactics scrounge around bum around shlep along kick around kick about fool with trifle with while away hinder ramble slough lurk traipse shamble wander dabble stand distract divert stall for time use Fabian tactics avoid making a decision stick settle fool about play games with put something on the back burner sit on one's butt defer action let slide take a raincheck fall back decrease fail diminish pass time endure remain behind put down roots outstay continue establish yourself stay out establish oneself drag behind wane ebb postpone action employ delaying tactics suspend action drag one's heels tumble tremble hobble jelly slow lounge surcease refrain take too long be leisurely proceed in a leisurely fashion not hurry bring up the rear refrain from lurch roll quaver sway bobble reel be behind fall off inch along drop back slow up avoid the issue beat around the bush put something off take no action lose strength nose avoid doing something snail sojourn ooze change one's mind break keep from doing something hold one's horses draggle creak along bivouac live inhabit cling interrupt limp along creep along hang heavy wear on advance slowly break off stay over make camp stay on slow down appear to pass slowly go on and on go on too long pull up sideline shake suspend take a breath reflect become tedious look forward lie in wait be patient lie low keep shirt on hold one's breath save it sweat it hang onto your hat cool it hold everything wait in the wings sit up for twiddle one's thumbs stand by wait on kick your heels cool your heels stay up for bide your time alternate come to standstill catch one's breath break it up demur seesaw pussyfoot stumble stop what you're doing doubt boggle flounder ponder mammer debate weigh be doubtful be hesitant shy away be reluctant be unwilling pull back think about sit on fence

Verb

Completely disrupt
play havoc with disarrange disorder disorganize disrupt disturb interfere with convulse hamper hold up impede obstruct retard slow unsettle upset derange ruin slow down turn upside-down blight cause confusion in cause turmoil in crush dash frustrate mar quash quell spoil throw into confusion throw into disarray throw into disorder undo wreck demolish devastate foul up louse up make a mess of mess up sabotage scotch screw up shatter banjax do in nix queer scupper stymie cruel dish euchre make a hash of put paid to blow a hole in put the kibosh on put the lid on throw a spanner in the works of throw a monkey wrench in the works of destroy bring to naught impair injure put an end to blow muck up harm undermine thwart smash annihilate cripple end damage hinder foil botch prevent put at risk crool bring to an end put a stop to do for vitiate balls up cook someone's goose upset someone's apple cart scar disfigure nullify stain decay afflict trash disappoint taint endanger put a damper on glitch up hurt imperil jeopardize prejudice threaten be detrimental to bodge be prejudicial to jeopardise be disadvantageous to be deleterious to invalidate compromise confuse jumble discompose muddle disarray dishevel muss defeat overturn subvert rumple shuffle tousle dislocate scramble put off disjoint mix up upset the apple cart stop hash discombobulate tumble throw shake rummage rattle one's cage rattle intrude on break up psych out cut short agitate muddy the waters bollix topple squelch neutralize obliterate eradicate cancel out render ineffective wrack skin abate crimp overreach have cramp impoverish break outsmart outmaneuver neutralise decimate offset raze abolish outmanoeuvre outfox craze overthrow unbuild work against rain on someone's parade make waves bring down torpedo ravage deface blemish tarnish crab flaw endamage mangle blast total defile maim wreak havoc on despoil cross up disable poison weaken desecrate desolate bloody mutilate depress incapacitate diminish block extinguish muller sink baulk squash waste derail curb scuttle restrain dismantle pulverize debase balk nuke pulverise rough up nip in the bud deflate attack subdue lessen reduce suppress deteriorate debilitate counter sully reduce to nothing break down check enervate snooker baffle dilapidate circumvent enfeeble clobber level gut discomfit corrupt checkmate vaporize distort ruinate outwit nobble cream corrode blot halt confound scourge disfeature ravish spoliate shock batter sap ding tweak vaporise knock down tear down pull down scratch put a spoke in someone's wheel cause detriment to bring to ruin make useless be a blot on the landscape take out wrench shake up lay in ruins put the mockers on negate interrupt terminate dampen dispatch lay waste to worsen mess blunt decrease vandalize twist inhibit smother stifle eliminate smirch nick besmirch bust flatten make of no use or value pollute overwhelm spike hit annul handle roughly dump on vandalise do mischief to deplete bend bruise detract warp forestall kill leave in ruins rub out reduce to rubble bring to nothing wreak havoc upon lay waste clean out wipe out leave desolate contravene obviate debar abort bar repel repress deter destabilize unfit devaluate devalue cheapen disqualify repulse parry lose strength blank counterplot cross bury harsh darken put the stopper on take wind out of sails cause setback get the better of put end to stand in the way of upset one's apple cart beat down wound devitalize cloud butcher inconvenience scorch wither touch overshadow bring a note of sadness to cast gloom over cast a gloom upon cast a pall over cast a shadow over throw a monkey wrench into put out of action put out of commission do harm to detract from smash up destabilise take the edge off take the shine off lame hack take the enjoyment out of take the pleasure out of lacerate dismember mangulate cut adulterate expurgate cut up censor bowdlerize plunder depredate sack pillage disgrace amputate cut to pieces tear limb from limb hack up bowdlerise hash up tear apart take apart queer someone's pitch fell dynamite crash take explode smite bomb raze to the ground blow to bits blow sky-high overcome blow to pieces blow up maraud oppose elude beat root traverse bilk hang up halt in its tracks ditch duck run circles around throw monkey wrench in give the slip shake off give the run-around faze skip run rings around throw a spanner in the works disconcert buffalo promote dodge throw a monkey wrench in the works shuffle off juke

Verb

Keep from happening
forestall prevent preclude anticipate obviate frustrate hinder thwart avert intercept pre-empt foil head off second-guess stop baulk balk block check help parry circumvent deter envision expect forecast foresee impede monopolise monopolize obstruct predict preempt preoccupy project stave off fend off get ahead of get in before ward off nip in the bud provide against steal a march on beat someone to it beat someone to the draw beat someone to the punch restrain curb stymie defeat put a stop to hamper bar counter inhibit halt derail scotch oppose scupper prohibit forfend counteract avoid baffle arrest dash cramp deflect ruin rule out restrict beat snooker put the kibosh on debar spoil crimp shut out do for put paid to stand in the way of nullify hold back discomfit disappoint stall outwit checkmate interdict put the stopper on trammel forbid hold off divert retard hold up nobble upset repress cross ward defend against smash foul up cancel put the mockers on interrupt put an end to turn aside evade stump neutralize hamstring bilk exclude resist limit stonewall fetter repel take down repulse take wind out of neutralise louse up upset the apple cart upset one's apple cart put a spoke in someone's wheel keep at bay circumnavigate sidestep skirt escape overturn quash disrupt stifle eliminate crab bypass hobble cripple steer clear of root snafu proscribe negate ban save interfere with suppress annul keep lid on keep chill cool give the slip cook someone's goose play off fence screw up spike someone's guns queer someone's pitch keep off hang up cramp one's style get in the way of pick off cut off finish something finish off get out of withstand offset buck act against make an end of bring to a close disconcert crash wreck ditch juke unsettle free spare reprieve stave cork dam handicap constrain absolve obscure forefend stay exempt dispense remove throw a curve damp bring an end to contravene scuttle invalidate put the brakes on throw monkey wrench in shut off take out of play discharge commandeer let confound squash rebuff slow down rattle undo get one's retaliation in first disadvise scare dampen intervene interpose foreclose interfere blank counterplot bury shunt turn veer crush disqualify be early confront turn off be one step ahead of prepare for estop get round make unnecessary crool banjax beat somebody to it act in advance of head off at pass pour cold water on put a damper on talk out of throw cold water on act like a wet blanket dodge defend guard bulwark get the better of overcome lick conquer quit discontinue cease cause setback put end to mess up beat down take wind out of sails look away shove aside turn from discourage screen put a brake on put the lid on outlaw make impossible make it impossible for make impracticable make it impracticable for en garde elude shield yourself from shirk hold at bay shun rebuke cover duck fend get rid of do away with take away upset the applecart dash one's hope disallow give the run around veto discard discount dismiss shield against safeguard against secure against protect against render null and void fight off guard against stand up for defend oneself against keep at arm's length skirt round except enjoin abolish revoke recant suspend reject make illegal criminalize bate freeze nix deny spike taboo embargo deprive withhold censor close out freeze out leave out count out close one's doors to not consider forget about declare taboo criminalise shut down give the red light to give the thumbs down to put the chill on lock up say no declare illegal confuse traverse skin

Verb

Give up
waive relinquish renounce abandon surrender yield cede reject give up abdicate abjure disregard drop forsake refuse resign sacrifice defer forgo postpone put aside remit spurn allow disclaim disown dispense with do without grant leave neglect prorogue remove renege reserve set aside shelve stay suspend table sign away turn down hand over hold off hold up refrain from turn over put off render lay down deliver cough up turn in part with forfeit abnegate forego concede forswear ignore transfer decline quit give away eschew pass up cut out lose step down from deliver up go without step aside from let go of dismiss repudiate let pass cease stop abstain from desist give over swear off give in opt out let go leave out bail out cast off give miss commit pass skip discard forbear refrain demit vacate resist desert withdraw avoid withgo quitclaim capitulate miss out on let go by pass on bequeath ditch fail to take advantage of yield up shed steer clear of withhold from leave off pack in fold make over bag it give way cast aside pass by back down lay aside desist from give something a miss say goodbye to throw in the towel throw in the sponge close your eyes to forget deny oneself brush aside waste squander convey assign confer disinherit shirk disgorge deny recommend hand entrust consign trust intrust transmit repose delegate vest confide pass something up betray blow spare prostitute withdraw from stand down from separate oneself from sign off divorce oneself from wash hands of turn one's back on shun relegate fork out fork up dispense fritter away expend bypass botch sacrifice something kiss goodbye leave behind pay with be deprived of be stripped of kiss goodbye to abstain disavow submit cast dump communicate vouchsafe abalienate accord remise halt deny yourself restrain from lay off fail to take pass over fail to grasp lose out on let slip drop the ball bow succumb terminate kick come across with sign over fork over not touch stay away from get off rein in forbear from shy from can commend budge blink relent retire cut loose drop out kiss good-bye stand down acquiesce knuckle under cave in concede defeat take the pledge take the oath quit cold turkey drop like hot potato keep off call a halt to skip out on antedate climb down sell out exclude disqualify step down precede knock off resign from back out of drop out of proffer admit defeat cry uncle buckle under pull out hand in despair tender chicken out present bow out comply collapse leave holding the bag leave high and dry leave in the lurch sit out discharge keep from leave alone antecede preexist predate cancel omit eliminate rule out throw out cross out shut the door on dish out allot devolve hand on bestow allocate shell out lay out pay hand down provide pony up ante up hand out apportion distribute pay up furnish parcel out charge pay out dole out place disburse come up with deal out refer offer supply produce alienate mete out commission donate invest depute deed give out alien contribute authorize authorise prorate portion make with chip in stump up appoint spend task feed send administer dispatch share send on settle up put lay deposit award foot the bill pass round pass out hand round lend direct kick in pitch in come across designate set down defray the cost of devote impart appropriate leave with divide put into the hands of send out dispose of disseminate pay for reassign shift bestow on circulate share out mete confer on divvy give to give back turn over to sign something over put in extend volunteer shell something out release give over to divert find will gift make something over to someone stump something up confine outlay put in charge of issue shunt redirect put down finish with let fall channel free render up throw let someone have club together vest in give into the custody of give into the care of unload give into the charge of promise ordain destine engage leave to employ move send on errand hold responsible for send on mission change let have endow lodge set make a contribution make a donation handball escalate give custody of deposit with give custody decentralise pass to pass down decentralize offload get rid of hand to foist fob off be handed down palm off give free rein divide out partition measure give with lot return offer back pin devise demise attorn have a whip-round patronise advance allow to look after let out make trustee loan aid let store patronize put into hands of command show level apply exhibit put in the hands of pertain belong entrust to grant to invest in settle display give oneself over fall victim fold up suffer defeat accept defeat be overwhelmed cry quits lay down your arms break show the white flag come to terms be overcome indulge resign yourself lay down arms be conquered be beaten give up the struggle buckle raise the white flag call it quits saddle burden aim instate target ascribe expose extract broadcast let off drop off unveil repeat spread scoop dish up ladle serve spoon inflict serve up deal cut in disperse parcel lot out divvy up split break up portion out ration out ration admeasure cut measure out divide up carve up slice piece up slice up declare give and take carry relay publish make known retail stream retweet RT provide use of be generous with send forth allow use of fulfil achieve carry out make good on implement live up to fulfill have deliver the goods carry through bear roll out bring forward put forward bring out draw out bring to light

Adjective

Obstructionist or delaying

Trái nghĩa của delay

delay Thành ngữ, tục ngữ

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