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Definition of Delay

Delay

  1. A putting off or deferring; procrastination; lingering inactivity; stop; detention; hindrance.
  2. To put off; to defer; to procrastinate; to prolong the time of or before.
  3. To retard; to stop, detain, or hinder, for a time; to retard the motion, or time of arrival, of; as, the mail is delayed by a heavy fall of snow.
  4. To allay; to temper.
  5. To move slowly; to stop for a time; to linger; to tarry.

Delay Quotations

Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay. - Simone de Beauvoir
Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay.
Simone de Beauvoir

Yes, people pull the trigger - but guns are the instrument of death. Gun control is necessary, and delay means more death and horror.
Eliot Spitzer

Some of our important choices have a time line. If we delay a decision, the opportunity is gone forever. Sometimes our doubts keep us from making a choice that involves change. Thus an opportunity may be missed.
James E. Faust

You may delay, but time will not.
Benjamin Franklin

Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.
Denis Waitley
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Delay Translations

delay in Afrikaans is vertraging
delay in Dutch is vertraging
delay in Italian is tardare, spostare, ritardo, ritardo
delay in Latin is cesso, duco, cunctatio, prodico, mora
delay in Norwegian is forsinke, utsette, utsettelse, forsinkelse
delay in Portuguese is atraso
delay in Spanish is retrasar, demorar, retraso, aplzar, dilatoria
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