Deferred meaning

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The definition of deferred is put off or delayed.

An example of deferred is a project that has been put on the back burner.

An example of deferred is income or interest which will be not be paid until a certain date.

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Of or pertaining to delay of an action.

Requested a deferred payment.

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Of or pertaining to yielding to someone else's decision or judgment.
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(accounting) Of or pertaining to a value that is not realized until a future date, e.g. annuities, charges, taxes, income, either as an asset or liability.
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Simple past tense and past participle of defer.
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Postponed or delayed.

Deferred gratification; deferred military draft.

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Withheld until a future date.

Deferred benefits; a deferred payment.

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Postponed.
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Having the rights, interest, or payment withheld until a certain date.

A deferred annuity.

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