Deferred vs Postpone - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between deferred and postpone
is that deferred
) while postpone
is to delay or put off an event, appointment etc.
As an adjective deferred
is of or pertaining to delay of an action.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
Of or pertaining to delay of an action.
Of or pertaining to yielding to someone else's decision or judgment.
(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.
- requested a deferred payment
* (delay of action) delayed, postponed
* (give way to someone) acquiesced
To delay or put off an event, appointment etc.
The Mirror and the Lamp
, passage=“[…] Churchill, my dear fellow, we have such greedy sharks, and wolves in lamb's clothing. Oh, dear, there's so much to tell you, so many warnings to give you, but all that must be postponed for the moment.”}}
* adjourn, defer, delay, forestay, procrastinate, put off, put on ice, stay, suspend
* prepone (India )