A putting off or deferring; procrastination; lingering inactivity; stop; detention; hindrance.
- To postpone until a later time; defer.
- To cause to be later or slower than expected or desired: Heavy traffic delayed us.
- To act or move slowly; put off an action or a decision.
- The act of delaying; postponement: responded without delay.
- The condition of being delayed; detainment.
- The period of time during which one is delayed.
- The interval of time between two events.