Definitions For Delay

noun

  • The act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time
  • Time during which some action is awaited
  • A situation in which something happens later than it should
  • The amount of time that you must wait for something that is late

verb

  • Slow the growth or development of
  • Cause to be slowed down or delayed
  • Stop or halt
  • Act later than planned, scheduled, or required
  • To wait until later to do something : to make something happen later
  • To make (something or someone) late : to make (something or someone) take longer than expected or planned

Is Delay a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
9
Words with Friends
9

The word Delay is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Delay in a Sentence

  • Do you know what's causing the delay?
  • A number of flight delays
  • After months of delay, construction on the new school began.
  • The doctor wants to delay surgery for a few weeks.
  • She's planning to delay her retirement.
  • He delayed too long, and now it's too late.

Synonyms for Delay

Antonyms for Delay

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