English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'deferment'

(noun) 
the deferment of tax payments
Synonyms
postponement
The postponement was due to a dispute over where the talks should be held.
,
delay
A delay of the federal trial was granted.
,
suspension
the suspension of flights between London and Manchester
,
putting off
,
stay
The court dismissed defence appeals for a permanent stay of execution.
,
moratorium
a one-year moratorium on nuclear testing
,
adjournment
The court ordered a four-month adjournment.

Additional synonyms

in the sense of adjournment
The court ordered a four-month adjournment.
Synonyms
putting off,
deferral,
discontinuation,
prorogation
in the sense of delay
Definition
the act of delaying
A delay of the federal trial was granted.
Synonyms
putting off,
deferral
in the sense of moratorium
Definition
an agreed suspension of activity
a one-year moratorium on nuclear testing

See related content

English Translation of "deferment"
English Translation of "deferment"
NEW from Collins!
NEW from Collins!
English Word Lists
English Word Lists
Latest Word Submissions
Latest Word Submissions
Easy Learning English Grammar
Easy Learning English Grammar
COBUILD Grammar Patterns
COBUILD Grammar Patterns
Word Lover's Blog
Word Lover's Blog
Online Scrabble Checker
Online Scrabble Checker
The Paul Noble Method
The Paul Noble Method

Source

Thesaurus for deferment from the Collins English Thesaurus
Life on the edge
The desire to push the boundaries has been a motivator in many a daring expedition, testing the human spirit and physical abilities to the utmost. Indulge your adventurous spirit by exploring some associated ‘extreme’ vocabulary. Will you have the survival skills to master our quiz?
Read more
Create an account and sign in to access this FREE content
Register now or login in to access