Đồng nghĩa của hesitate

Alternative for hesitate

hesitates, hesitated, hesitating

Đồng nghĩa: falter, flounder, let up, pause, rest, waver,

Trái nghĩa: dare, decide, determine,

Verb

To pause in indecision before doing something
waver vacillate dither falter delay stall fluctuate teeter haver stagger pause swither wobble oscillate halt scruple dawdle equivocate temporise temporize dally wabble linger wait hedge alternate shillyshally tergiversate demur dillydally hover seesaw pussyfoot stumble defer deliberate doubt stop baulk balk boggle flounder debate hang mammer ponder weigh shilly-shally be indecisive dilly-dally hum and haw hang back be unsure be uncertain think twice hold back be doubtful hem and haw be hesitant shy away be reluctant hold off be unwilling pull back think about sit on fence blow hot and cold be undecided procrastinate pussyfoot around be irresolute sit on the fence balance prevaricate tarry waffle yo-yo sway beat about the bush stonewall lag hang fire play for time use delaying tactics put off chop and change faff about be ambivalent flip-flop drag your feet loiter filibuster run hot and cold be in two minds drag poke mess about waste time quibble be non-committal dodge the issue evade the issue take your time be unable to make up your mind drag one's feet play a waiting game take one's time reel flannel beat around the bush tremble parry questions fudge the issue get cold feet gain time dodge faff around trifle straggle palter duck the question totter be evasive diddle creep crawl lollygag lallygag mope have doubts hang around be unable to decide hang about kick the can down the road change one's mind see-saw vary rock lurch change fudge swing postpone idle evade shuffle roll sidestep weasel while away time putter mince words tergiverse be vague shuck keep changing your mind buy time stay put mark time kill time cop out stall for time lag behind avoid the issue goof off drag your heels put off doing something pass the buck cop a plea let the grass grow under one's feet drag one's heels beg the question be dilatory go from one extreme to the other wobble about be on the fence will and will not potter tumble fence-straddle straddle whiffle bobble quaver change mind loll slouch mess around move slowly be on the horns of a dilemma duck avoid avoid committing oneself um and ah have misgivings second-guessing oneself doubt yourself become unsteady doubt oneself flicker use Fabian tactics avoid making a decision adjourn retard prolong protract be long sit around fool around be tardy hedge one's bets be noncommittal mince one's words sidestep the issue shuffle around give the run around goldbrick cool quiver bide trim shudder stay remain refuse shy jib whiffle waffle keep changing one's mind postpone action defer action take a raincheck suspend action let slide express misgivings express reluctance express reservations stay back shrink back stay in the background be reluctant to come forward warm a chair goof around hang round tail hold the phone trail stop over tool lose time get no place fast rest lodge dance around euphemize tapdance be tentative be divided dodder feel uncertain wonder about wait and see be cagey amble plod second-guessing yourself fudge and mudge back and fill think something unlikely be dubious lack conviction be sceptical have reservations about have doubts about harbour suspicions about have hesitations about express suspicions about express reservations about entertain doubts about harbour reservations about have suspicions about fluctuate on have one's doubts about feel uneasy about wait around hang on be slow fall behind shamble toddle careen waddle horse around potter round potter around potter about not keep pace hobble fence trip zigzag topple walk unsteadily slide slip shimmy blunder wheel weave parry distract divert be ambiguous cavil jive escape elude lie falsify eschew con adumbrate double-talk fib shuffle about run around cover up straddle the fence hold over tell white lie cloud the issue duck the issue give run around

Verb

To come, or cause to come, to a stop or end
halt stop end cease check discontinue quit finish terminate arrest block conclude curb drop impede close obstruct interrupt break suspend frustrate can elapse stall bar lapse stay hamper determine pass expire go still die pause catch hobble stem belay freeze staunch falter waver immobilise immobilize balance dither scruple stagger teeter vacillate wabble wobble limp stumble whiffle break off leave off break up wind up cut off cut out desist from hold back knock off let up dead-end lay off hold up shut off put a stop to cut short give over pack in bring to an end wink out put an end to pack up draw up nip in the bud pull up come to an end bring to a stop come to a stop be over bring up call it a day bring to a standstill come to a halt close down fetch up pull the plug on put the kibosh on shilly-shally come to a standstill draw to a close hang back come to rest bring to standstill come to a close draw to a stand stand still wiggle-waggle stem the flow be abandoned be broken off be suspended blow the whistle on hold at bay put a cork in put a sock in wait delay rest deliberate take a break think twice call time have a breather stop briefly take a breather take five take ten sit tight hold on hang on hold your horses hold your fire desist adjourn shake reflect sideline tarry mark time linger take a breath put on hold break it up come to standstill catch one's breath stop what you're doing prevent thwart restrain hinder inhibit give up foil restrict abandon retard forestall baulk cancel balk suppress stymie complete wrap up call a halt shut down call a halt to prohibit repress bring to a close stifle kill slow forgo interfere with curtail derail slow down refrain from avoid cut limit quash bring to a halt avert fetter circumvent preclude withhold dissolve neutralize forbid cramp close out scotch counteract debar scrub extinguish head off shelve deter call off defeat neutralise shut out counter nullify abort kick baffle subdue lessen quell obviate hang up axe ward off ruin stave off renounce stonewall hold off dam hamstring intercept stand in the way of call it quits oppose finish off contain ax abstain from control interdict diminish put a brake on trammel forfend reduce bridle decrease encumber cripple lay off of peter out deactivate put paid to postpone relinquish brake put the lid on withdraw surcease clog hold resist forsake choke settle dash squash annul destroy round off round out do without scrap shackle scupper beat crimp dispense with rule out squelch fade dwindle outlaw constrain turn off do for crush culminate abolish recess eschew prorogue abate exclude put off discourage checkmate enjoin park crack down on rein in remit fend off run down pack it in fade away proscribe abstain disappear rescind repeal run out revoke cool vanish refrain consummate ban pull in veto defer wane forbear ebb disallow eliminate moderate handcuff stamp out intermit keep scratch spoil forbear from shun slacken disappoint cumber cry off ultimate sink sew up snooker switch off turn aside wind down discomfit embargo pass up die down put back hog-tie steer clear of swear off criminalize die away hold in taboo tie up plug put down put out make illegal have done with die out arrive melt away clamp down on criminalise keep off set back stanch handicap sabotage disable subside bork decline close off not continue repulse manacle disconnect occlude embarrass congest nip something in the bud interfere wrap regulate smother skip stuff top off decelerate overturn jam defend against bite the dust divert silence dodge crab negate get done weaken stop up short-circuit get off end up prorogate stop dead give something the chop fizzle out knock something on the head contravene hold down hold over ditch withhold from ease up close up remove ward run its course ease off outwit put a lid on lay aside dissuade spike put a spoke in someone's wheel jack in get in the way of put on ice plug up choke off slap down snuff out slow up foul up put in cold storage place an embargo on screw up throw a spanner in the works of tail off put the stopper on stop trying call recall fail shorten stop work unplug shut fence pull over draw in sever evaporate estop save disrupt forego ignore evade crown intervene wilt bottleneck rein abbreviate abridge detain invalidate evanish screen offset disengage repel sidestep clip pigeonhole stand obscure fix skirt finalize refuse recede wither sandbag bottle up help conquer shrink clot restrain from abjure leave throttle deflect reject keep in check table parry pass on stop short throw in the towel throw in the sponge deteriorate droop decay stay away from keep back keep under control smash degenerate back off shy from pre-empt bung mothball block out fill up clog up fill stem the flow of lower have a break go without waive set aside keep from censor cut it out nobble chill jam up bung up cease to exist muzzle finalise become invalid pull out of get out of protract disconcert duck turn out hold in abeyance relax get in the way bury rattle skip out on become void become obsolete not touch pass away blow over nix draw to a halt taper off crumble queer bottle dull cross faze bring to a conclusion trail off stump bog down leave alone stopper bring to naught cool it reach a standstill overcome lay on the table cramp one's style quit cold throw monkey wrench in take a rain check on keep at bay lock up put on the back burner give a rest keep in box in put the brakes on withdraw from fall away pour cold water on put the mockers on beat down declare illegal kick the habit upset the apple cart bilk finish with mess up throw a monkey wrench in the works of throw a spanner in the works keep lid on bring to screeching halt throw up retire from not do be a hindrance to wipe out take the cure gum up cork throw cold water on buck kick over louse up land eradicate strangle at birth put a stop to something clobber bring to end withstand sidetrack brace kill off turn back flick off stop working cinch disturb abrogate close shop finish work finish working clock off surrender despair lose heart capitulate admit defeat be beaten give in concede defeat bring deny yourself jack it in censure cap yield resign circumnavigate achieve succeed retardate depart douse clear forlet collapse stop in one's tracks leave out back out of bring to an untimely end leave work wreck shatter withcall phase out accomplish discharge shutdown quit cold turkey bit confront power down be at an end be no longer valid stave anticipate disjoin interpose disunite part do away with dissever get rid of separate pick off down tools confine prolong take a breather from put on a back burner polish off get on the wagon hang it up draw to close put to bed put a period to ease render powerless crash call a stop to put on brakes put an stop to forswear say goodbye to lose speed cut into slam on the brakes break into crool banjax burden bring down curtain simmer down compose collect detach log off put the brakes on take out of play dish give up hope abandon hope stop doing lie by spell back out renege bag it blow off clinch shutter render null and void give the run around dash one's hope lick upset the applecart overpower fold up be put to bed button up cut loose button down take down hold off on make late stop oneself transpire reschedule put a stopper in put half nelson on put chill on put a lock on zing gridlock stop midstream fold extirpate snub exsect marginalize oust carve isolate usurp delete extract overlook excise shirk retreat be the end of drop out tie up loose ends liquidate clean up come to the end do be through with finish up take time out take time off elude disband bypass barricade seal caulk black decommission come to a conclusion round up give notice throw a spoke in the wheel of knock it off back off from break the habit of shrink from check out from root traverse relent drop off put aside carry out fight shy of resist the temptation to take the pledge give a wide berth to go on the wagon avoid doing sit out be temperate have nothing to do with banish boycott blockade kibosh surcease from escape from call it quits on constrict scuttle hit the switch halt in its tracks give the slip shake off give the run-around buffalo promote shuffle off juke run circles around run rings around bollix throw a monkey wrench in the works resolve carry through bring to fruition damp vanquish overthrow push back procrastinate inactivate hang fire omit put on back burner count out put in abeyance file pink-slip keep in abeyance lay over put on the shelf look away turn turn from veer shunt shove aside confound upset blackball disqualify complicate cut dead take out marginalise take away choke up pack block up throw a curve set the seal on obturate quench cow switch something off get there haul up let taper de-escalate pall drop away fall finish the working day forfeit undo bulwark defend guard declare ineligible pass by illegalize ice out curse officially forbid sunder be no more fly by divorce sacrifice jilt triumph over block off continue respite put over suspend proceedings blank counterplot attenuate dampen disadvise scare stunt slip away dam up gibbet gunge up wring noose squeeze drown silt up put out of business put out of action bring someone to their knees escape deprive deny overwhelm dominate annihilate clamp shush trample pull off the road muffle swallow slack phase down coast cool off drain away become weaker chill out unlax ratchet down gag unaccustom take a recess break short stop cold evanesce cover fend put lid on keep inside put kibosh on drive underground trample on sit on go by weigh down declare taboo take wind out of sails get the better of upset one's apple cart cause setback put end to leave unfinished stop in full flow govern fight back dispose of wind something up monkey with resign from eighty-six dust off part from forget about turn your back on part with break with write off retrograde bate tame rebuff choke back give the thumbs down to put the chill on give the red light to say no pull the plug molder dilapidate moulder take a rain check dock languish flag talk out of keep from happening get shut of safeguard against secure against protect against shield against put a damper on act like a wet blanket run low go downhill fade out wear away go down grow less go dead keep a lid on slacken pace bite back get shot of stand up for guard against skirt round defend oneself against fight off keep at arm's length wean cut back lag emaciate tire shrivel sag truncate retrench play for time counterbalance minimize totter faint lose spirit impoverish debase minimise give way depress grow dim waste away wear off grow faint thin out fall off relapse vitiate lose tremble grow weaker pare down elide cut down lop trim syncopate chop minify tighten up crop slim down downsize contract slash stand off not move deaden counterpoise negative countervail cancel out dumb clam correct remedy compensate for boil down rein back get to meat put in nutshell roll back put a restriction on put a limit on keep down say nothing prevent oneself from cease to indulge in restrain oneself from prevent yourself from not give in to stop oneself from equilibrize make up for counterweigh balance out even out countercheck respond rectify stabilise redress right go against stabilize counterwork

Verb

Make a sudden flinching movement out of fear or pain
blench recoil shrink flinch wince cringe quail shy start shudder falter quake quiver cower shake tremble draw back shiver shy away squinch back away blanch pull back waver quaver get cold feet shrink back duck dodge swerve balk baulk retreat shirk back off withdraw demur squirm reel retire crouch jump back grovel jump fall back shrink away take fright show fear flinch from recoil from jerk hide jolt shake with fear faint droop buck react grimace twitch have cold feet recede give ground huddle boggle scruple spring back refuse start back jerk back slink jib gasp scowl turn pull a face backpedal step back drop back lose ground crawfish give way move away pull out make a face back out leave go away depart move back run away take off regress flee decamp bolt run off escape vamoose make off leg it quit hightail it clear out go run for it turn tail peel out cut and run split beat it surrender yield ebb abandon retrocede retrograde back exit go back adjourn remove skedaddle repair go off hook it seclude oneself run vacate absent oneself take flight scarper get away betake oneself scram draw away absent yourself run along distance oneself resile turn away regroup give up go backward give back straggle drop behind lag behind fall behind slow down take a hike take leave shut oneself away abstract oneself take oneself move out of retreat from retire from make oneself scarce bail out draw blow check out bow out clear get lost head for the hills bug out fold evacuate make a quick exit make one's getaway beat a retreat elude fly take to one's heels skip off levant skidoo fly the coop show a clean pair of heels cut out beat a hasty retreat break disengage do a bunk light out take a powder do a fade evade do a runner make a break for it make a run for it go to one's room separate shut oneself away in betake yourself get off make an exit leave for part go out subside abate lessen sink decline dwindle wane diminish moderate fade decrease taper pall lower remit fall return ease de-escalate relent retrogress close taper off retract fall away drop off drop let up reduce go down ratchet down drain away phase down move further off die away die down die out die off flow back

Verb

(with infinitive) To avoid something because one has too many concerns

Verb

To prevent from progress
retard arrest check decelerate delay handicap brake clog detain hinder impede obstruct encumber postpone slow down stall defer hamper curb hamstring hold back hold up inhibit set back slow up interrupt keep back put back restrain restrict slacken slow cumber stay trammel baffle baulk balk bog choke crimp dawdle decrease down falter fetter flag interfere with lessen loaf loiter mire poke reduce retardate put a brake on back off bog down choke off close off hang up let up shut down shut off take down bring to screeching halt throw a spanner in the works of throw a monkey wrench in the works of block stop cramp stymie thwart prevent frustrate shackle halt constrain bar limit hobble bridle handcuff foil hog-tie manacle embarrass curtail tie up short-circuit forestall control cripple repress suppress deter bork derail prohibit withhold hold dam stand in the way of get in the way of contain stifle confine moderate regulate disrupt stem stonewall rein in counteract put off oppose keep suspend avert stave off hold in get in the way put an end to hold down catch burden tie interfere smother freeze govern straiten scupper tame debar interdict ward off weigh down shut out cut off nip in the bud keep lid on still pause circumvent counter shelve diminish discontinue stunt intermit staunch muzzle rein constrict disadvantage draw up measure rule reschedule bind forbid pull up fetch up make late avoid keep under control keep in check put on hold lose speed put the brakes on choke back hem in bottle up cork pull in bring to a standstill defend against head off stem the flow of hold off put a stop to sabotage keep waiting embog discourage prorogue crab neutralize occlude muffle defeat bottleneck ruin inconvenience preclude sandbag chain subdue stanch evade congest overload neutralise procrastinate terminate protract faze circumscribe nullify circumnavigate oppress entangle bring up contravene resist cut back jam cut short clot stuff fight back leash gag bit sidestep skirt imprison close stop up hit the brakes ward can steer clear of box in spoil keep a lid on bite back gaol jail rule out hold over keep in cramp one's style be a hindrance to ease up lock up put at a disadvantage saddle with keep within bounds cool off place at a disadvantage clog up plug up bring to an end keep the lid on cool kill gum up bung up end straitjacket sink cause to wait cause to stay remit dissuade from impair prolong debilitate withstand enmesh net ensnare capture dissuade quash snag prevent from making progress incommode barricade block up drag one's feet tie one's hands get bogged down sideline entrap discomfit rattle temper taboo outlaw enjoin charge discommode bother tether hold off on disconcert get out of blockade fix scrub sidetrack drop brace strangle slam on the brakes give disadvantage take out put out of commission put paid to escape bypass beat peg discipline lag abate make difficult set limits on impose limits on entrammel foul up screw up put on brakes put an stop to knock off overturn scotch quiet qualify reef chill obviate intercept forfend keep at bay turn aside stave fend off keep off anticipate give a hard time stand fence deflect put a limit on louse up dampen incarcerate intern harness wreck put the stopper on stump ditch take wind out of upset outwit crash do for juke put the kibosh on unsettle throw a spanner in the works throw a spoke in the wheel of cool down back-water lose steam cut down wind down anchor it hold in check keep a tight rein on keep tight rein on button up squelch swallow keep down box up keep in line tie down impound bring under control have on a tight leash sit on put away pin down pull back rein back guide direct crack down hogtie delimit ban lock in coop up fence in close in immure deny concuss shut in deprive shotgun disallow necessitate let down flaps stand still come to a standstill not move stand off peter out repulse rebuff checkmate wrong adjourn put half nelson on slacken pace treat unfairly do a disservice to give a disadvantage to treat harshly be unfair to put in an unfavourable position treat unfavourably tell against inflict a handicap on cease go slower slack put a spoke in someone's wheel play for time lose pace reduce speed lessen one's speed slam on the anchors slack up slacken off throttle saddle load screen obscure pigeonhole complicate break off table disband dissolve prorogate recess become slower mothball put aside monkey with make slower push back lay on the table put on back burner count out take a rain check on put in abeyance file lay off lay aside break up inactivate put on the back burner hang fire quit pink-slip put in cold storage call a halt to keep in abeyance put on ice waive lay over omit get slower put on the shelf hold in abeyance reduce in speed lumber laden lade overtax weight freight stress strain tax overwhelm overburden plug bung obturate die squeeze dam up gibbet drown fill gunge up wring stopper fill up silt up noose silence cork up calm submerge quell deaden pocket desist cap compose finish mitigate leave off conceal quench break forgo eschew master forbear refuse simmer down tranquilize soothe desist from cancel give up divert pacify overpower modulate tranquillize abstain renounce tone down overcome pack in kick settle proscribe stamp out put a lid on damp abandon mellow collect disturb lull squash hide damp down exclude dodge gulp back soften extinguish quieten shush crack down on allay pick off shun ease abjure clamp down on reject refrain from cut out give over pull the plug on pack up do without soft-pedal keep from abstain from forbear from corner conquer determine mute set affect influence mollify adjust conclude abort duck ostracize bottle cover up shorten abbreviate abridge censor disadvise scare immobilize cut keep secret make illegal immobilise close out belay lullaby refrain quelch suffocate jam up becalm salve embargo hush pass palliate save ostracise get the better of forswear pre-empt help repel turn off shake estop defend talk out of assuage place a limit on throw cold water on placate dispose forsake relax call it quits call a halt put a damper on mark off stop oneself pour cold water on come to a stop leave alone appease comfort balm come to a halt bite one's lip withhold from prevent oneself from swear off restrain oneself from steer clear prevent yourself from not give in to stop oneself from fight off manage tie someone down hang on hold the fort resist attack fight choke something back cushion relieve come down hard on crush hold something in demarcate re-collect act against cross destroy gulp monitor keep control of bound left out keep feeling inside oneself enclose trap bring to naught collar discountenance veto boycott blacklist rally recover inspect disfavour disfavor warn indispose frighten deprecate keep on a string park garrote garrotte gain control over gain mastery over inc retain specify demark prescribe seal caulk elude keep a rein on bring into line disqualify keep from happening define delimitate girdle not allow to go beyond keep within the limits of criminalize set a limit on say goodbye to cut into break into block out close up put the brakes on take out of play snuff bring an end to drag feet hold captive clip someone's wings put out hush up heap shower shroud blackball except eliminate choke up pack put a ceiling on arrive buck lay down the law to someone nix spike put straitjacket on throw monkey wrench in cramp someone's style resolve reconcile solace make up console tune down keep hold of tamper sever keep within limits block off confuse hold the line declare taboo criminalise trouble conflict override exile draw the line on mince check oneself turn down make it impossible for make impossible make it impracticable for give the thumbs down to declare illegal put the chill on give the red light to say no refuse to pay shut out of freeze out temperate tongue-tie ice dispense with make impracticable miss stay away from make up for deny yourself shake off break the habit of skip out on get around shrink from shirk stay away restrain from counterbalance skip shy from negate get there draw to a halt haul up reach a standstill bulwark guard let call off axe erode elide undermine dock truncate syncopate decide fight shy of resist the temptation to take the pledge give a wide berth to go on the wagon avoid doing sit out be temperate pass up not touch have nothing to do with not do take the cure jack in bring to a close bring to a halt parry alleviate dummy up dry up shut up get back at reply beat off defend yourself retaliate put up a fight riposte meet halfway cool out play down rescind scrap call bring repeal revoke recall clip take a breather from put on a back burner sway cover fend enfetter enchain gyve pinion cheat damage weaken compromise condition dictate form shape mould chain up clap secure cuff stop dead break short leave unfinished stop cold stop short stop in full flow internalize stroke reassure fall scratch cry off ax internalise modify touch alter underlie safeguard against secure against protect against shield against seize predispose mold incline work on shepherd directionalize act on rock to sleep take the sting out take it easy chill out settle down quiet down ease off take the edge lay back stand up for guard against skirt round defend oneself against keep at arm's length take impact on exert influence on put in irons clap in irons lick expropriate grab snatch commandeer have an effect on be a factor in act like a wet blanket stop midstream mark down retrench lower economize economise contract slash infringe encroach on tie someone's hands have an impact on attack ambush challenge gentle humble knock it off put in chains cow appropriate interlope confront shortstop accost interpose hijack tackle waylay buttonhole reclaim bust keep under wraps keep inside black out clamp down come down on take severe measures against take stern measures against tighten up on get tough pounce on take on get tough on come down on like a ton of bricks come down heavily on water down get a grip on swoop down on cut in take away forego make off with quit cold cease to indulge in go without lay off of kick the habit kick over head off at pass elapse lapse expire go waver dither stagger vacillate wabble teeter balance wobble scruple limp stumble whiffle wind up dead-end wink out come to an end bring to a stop be over call it a day close down be suspended put a sock in draw to a close be abandoned come to a close blow the whistle on hold at bay put a cork in stem the flow bring to standstill be broken off shilly-shally wiggle-waggle draw to a stand hang back come to rest

Verb

To have doubts or suspicions about
misdoubt distrust doubt mistrust question suspect misbelieve challenge demur disbelieve discredit dispute fear fluctuate imagine impugn insinuate misgive query scruple shilly-shally skepticize surmise vacillate waver wonder wonder about be curious be dubious be puzzled be uncertain be undetermined be wary of harbor suspicion have qualms not buy read differently wonder at be apprehensive of call in question give no credence have one's doubts smell a rat be in a quandary take dim view of be suspicious of have misgivings about have doubts about have reservations about feel uneasy about cast doubt on have suspicions about be chary of harbour suspicions about lack confidence in feel apprehensive about be unsure about be unsure of regard with suspicion disbelieve in not believe be sceptical of have qualms about be unconvinced about have no confidence in have no faith in harbour reservations about be leery of call something into question scruple over have reservations be skeptical of beware apprehend be sceptical about feel chary about be mistrustful of suspicion smell a rat about have your doubts about have a funny feeling about be distrustful of be uneasy about be wary have doubts impeach contest oppose oppugn controvert object to call into question entertain doubts about puzzle over cast doubt upon raise doubts about have hesitations about cast aspersions on raise objections to express reservations about throw doubt on express suspicions about discount look askance at take with a grain of salt be suspicious take with a pinch of salt be incredulous of reject give no credence to not accept not credit repudiate contradict negate scorn unbelieve not swallow scoff at take something with a pinch of salt eschew scout ask grill quiz interrogate catechize inquire deny demand enquire inquire of knock probe test the waters hit up look into put out a feeler question

Verb

Speak in a confused or indistinct way
bumble burble babble drivel ramble blather gabble gibber jabber prattle chat chatter drool mumble mutter sputter waffle prate stumble murmur rabbit on stutter twitter gab gas blether twaddle natter jaw patter blab yap cackle yak run on witter chunter talk converse yatter blabber yabber slabber rattle rabbit jibber-jabber schmooze clack go on yackety-yak mag chaffer rap chin palaver shmooze twattle kibbitz kibitz maunder gossip run off at the mouth visit rattle on yammer talk incoherently tittle-tattle blither tattle earbash rant chitchat shoot the breeze chitter-chatter speak communicate powwow gabber chinwag engage in conversation have a conversation splutter spout gush rattle away have a confab claver confabulate rave blubber chew the fat talk rapidly chew the rag talk unintelligibly witter on talk nineteen to the dozen have a chinwag shoot the bull talk foolishly go on and on chit-chat dialog dialogue talk rubbish talk nonsense gaggle wander blethe talk nonsensically yakkety yak shoot one's mouth off talk trivially footle clatter swap gossip twiddle utter run off at mouth bleat flannel blurt talk gibberish spill the beans confer discourse discuss have a chat parley commune have a discussion consult interact have a talk touch base talk idly buzz interface dish debate network korero liaise confab rumor rumour reach out exchange views be in contact talk a blue streak conversate exchange wag argue deliberate discuss things yakkety-yak connect meet contact snitch counsel link keep in touch circulate rumours spread rumours spread stories noise spread gossip blow smoke reason intercommunicate speak to each other have a word thrash out have dealings make contact tell tales talk the hind legs off a donkey discuss matters tell on be in touch be in communication have a tête-à-tête get in contact establish contact spit bark orate socialise banter socialize blah blah-blah list inform spiel talk a mile a minute use yakety-yak patter on and on have a tete-a-tete piffle talk ten to the dozen hold forth talk the hind leg off a donkey consult with each other tongue yack runon peach squeal mouth deal talk aimlessly run through reel off chat idly engage babble on brag boast talk at length talk a lot talk incessantly slabber on talk tete-a-tete renew communication have a friendly chat spread rumors brainstorm get in touch engage in communication treat advise make conversation talk someone's ear off talk out of turn talk through one's hat shoot your mouth off rack brains share ideas put heads together whisper skinder negotiate grass spill leak sneak wiggle-waggle intimate hint suggest report bad-mouth insinuate imply repeat schmoose spread spread rumor tell tale rat on give away tell secrets cut up bruit something about cut to pieces tell tales out of school bend one's ear blow the whistle dish the dirt correspond interconnect groupthink interview vent huddle canvass collogue relate confide have negotiations hold discussions give the show away have a big mouth chin-wag consult each other meet up hold discussion compare notes acquaint reply bicker have a meet carry on conversation join in conversation moot telephone e-mail text write phone go into a huddle kick about talk game toss around hash over bandy words bump heads wrangle over talk over bat around kick around have at it bat back and forth bat about have discussions lock horns hash out cross swords commune with ring up be close to drop a line drop a note get on the horn give a call be near give a ring associate with hear from

Verb

Make or become weaker in power, resolve, or physical strength
weaken relent yield accede acquiesce agree assent consent succumb bend give in soften come round give way vacillate waver ease off ease up cave in capitulate melt backpedal unbend budge surrender submit concede blink bow forbear quit do a U-turn back down have mercy sympathise become lenient give quarter become merciful show pity fold slow show mercy sympathize comply knuckle under have pity be merciful concede something allow something agree to something admit something let go let happen die away cool it lay back mellow out say uncle do an about-turn come around cry uncle give up lighten up give some slack change one's mind go along with go easy on take a softer line change your mind let it happen ease up on throw in the towel admit defeat defer cede concede defeat fall throw in the sponge raise the white flag climb down buckle under show the white flag be beaten accept defeat lay down arms be overcome wave the white flag lay down your arms relinquish crumble accept abandon go down go under be overwhelmed toss it in pack it in put up white flag give up the struggle grant suffer defeat be defeated retract collapse cave kowtow resign bow out deliver indulge lose buckle knuckle break be conquered abdicate yield to give way to lay down fall victim hand over pull out throw in your hand eat crow roll over give yourself up surrender to comply with lay down one's arms cooperate with acquiesce in give in to come to terms concur with resign yourself retreat compromise change give oneself up adapt entrust consign leave forego throw up one's hands chuck it in play dead throw up the sponge eat humble pie fall in line adhere conform eat one's words proffer stop drop despair desist tender cease waive present forswear be overcome by be overwhelmed by heed observe truckle leave off hand in bail out cut out chicken out be conquered by be beaten by show white flag give oneself over fold up cry quits turn over turn in call it quits act in accordance with be servile be the loser come off second-best be bested by fail touch be trounced be vanquished lose out keel mollify relax disarm be submissive hoist the white flag bend the knee resign oneself humble oneself give ground be converted come to grief default get the worst take a licking have the worst come up short be worsted fall short affect move renege bow to something bow to someone give away the store backtrack suffer be humbled come a cropper drop a bundle be taken to cleaners meet one's Waterloo crash out be outdistanced take a beating forgive agree with be persuaded cop out go back on default on do an about-face back out have second thoughts break your promise fail to honour break one's word allow approve endorse be converted to be persuaded by be won over recognize permit okay undertake engage comprobate roll over and play dead concede to come round to give carte blanche give blessing cave in to give something the nod consent to say yes acquiesce to enter into recognise be game for agree to give the green light back down to defer to assent to relent to give the go-ahead astipulate play ball be won over by

Trái nghĩa của hesitate

hesitate Thành ngữ, tục ngữ

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