Postpone vs Deferment - What's the difference?

postpone | deferment |


As a verb postpone

is to delay or put off an event, appointment etc.

As a noun deferment is

an act or instance of deferring or putting off.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

postpone

English

Verb

(postpon)
  • To delay or put off an event, appointment etc.
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    Synonyms

    * adjourn, defer, delay, forestay, procrastinate, put off, put on ice, stay, suspend

    Antonyms

    * advance * hasten * prepone (India )

    deferment

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An act or instance of deferring or putting off.
  • Officially sanctioned postponement of compulsory military service.
  • Synonyms

    * deferral

    Anagrams

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