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Main Entry: delay
Synonyms:
abide, adjourn, afterthought, arrest, arrestation, arrestment, await, backpedal, backwater, be a sideliner, be still, bide, bide the issue, bind, block, blockage, blocking, bog down, bottle up, brake, bureaucratic delay, check, clip the wings, clogging, closing up, closure, coast, confine, constriction, continue, countercheck, cramp, curb, dally, dam up, damp, dampen, dawdle, dawdling, decelerate, deceleration, defer, deferment, deferral, delayage, delayed reaction, detain, detainment, detention, dilly, dillydally, do nothing, double take, drag, drag along, drag out, dragging, draw rein, drift, drone, ease-off, ease-up, ease off, ease up, extend, falter, fixation, flag, flagging, foot-dragging, gap, goof off, halt, hampering, hang-up, hang about, hang around, hang back, hang fire, hang up, hesitate, hiatus, hibernate, hinder, hindering, hindrance, hold-up, hold back, hold everything, hold in check, hold off, hold on, hold over, hold up, hold your horses, holdback, holdup, idle, impede, impediment, inhibit, inhibition, interference, interim, interlude, intermeddle, intermit, interrupt, interruption, interval, intervene, jam, keep, keep back, keep in check, lacuna, lag, lag behind, lagging, lay aside, lay away, lay by, lay over, let, let down, let up, letdown, letup, lie dormant, linger, logjam, loiter, loitering, lollygag, lose ground, lose momentum, lose speed, lull, make late, mark time, meddle, minus acceleration, mire, moderate, moratorium, mull, negativism, not budge, not stir, nuisance value, obstruct, obstruction, obstructionism, occlusion, oppose, opposition, paperasserie, pause, pigeonhole, poke, poke along, postpone, postponement, procrastinate, prolong, prorogate, prorogue, protract, push aside, put aside, put away, put in mothballs, put off, put on ice, recess, red-tapeism, red-tapery, red tape, reef, rein in, relax, repress, repression, reprieve, reserve, resist, resistance, respite, rest, restrain, restraint, restriction, retard, retardance, retardation, retardment, scotch, set aside, set back, set by, setback, shelve, shift off, shilly-shally, shilly-shallying, sideline, sit back, sit it out, sit tight, sit up, slack-up, slack off, slack up, slacken, slackening, sleep on, slow-up, slow, slow down, slow up, slowdown, slowing, slowing down, slowness, slowup, snub, squeeze, stagnate, stall, stand over, stave off, stay, stay of execution, stay up, stick around, stop, stoppage, store, stow, stranglehold, stretch out, stricture, suppress, suppression, suspend, suspension, table, table the motion, take a recess, take in sail, take time, tarry, tarrying, temporize, throttle down, tie-up, time lag, trail, vacillate, vegetate, wait, wait a minute, wait and see, waiting, waive, waste time, watch and wait, waver
 
Main Entry: without delay
Synonyms:
PDQ, all at once, all together, apace, at a blow, at a stroke, at once, at one blow, at one jump, at one stroke, at one swoop, at one time, decisively, directly, expeditiously, forthwith, immediately, in a hurry, in no time, instanter, instantly, now, on the instant, on the spot, per saltum, pretty damned quick, promptly, pronto, quickly, right away, right now, right off, simultaneously, smartly, speedily, straightaway, straightway, subito, summarily, swiftly, then and there, this minute, this very minute, uno saltu, with all speed, without further delay
 
Main entries similar to: delay
abide, adjourn, afterthought, arrest, await, backpedal, backwater, be still, bide, bind, block, blockade, bottle up, brake, check, closure, coast, confine, constriction, continue, cramp, curb, dally, dam, damp, dampen, dawdle, deceleration, defer, detain, detention, dillydally, do nothing, double take, drag, drag out, drift, ease off, ease up, extend, falter, fire, fixation, flag, foot-dragging, forestall, gap, goof off, halt, hamper, hampering, hang, hang around, hang fire, hang up, hesitate, hesitation, hibernate, hinder, hindrance, hold, hold back, hold everything, hold off, hold on, hold over, hold up, hold your horses, holdback, holdup, idle, impede, impediment, inhibit, inhibition, intercept, interfere, interference, interim, intermeddle, intermit, interrupt, interruption, interval, intervene, jam, keep back, lag, lagging, lallygag, lay aside, lay away, lay by, lay over, let, let down, let up, letdown, letup, linger, logjam, loiter, lollygag, lose ground, lull, mark time, meddle, moderate, moratorium, negativism, not budge, nuisance value, obstruct, obstruction, occlusion, oppose, opposition, pause, pigeonhole, play, postpone, prevent, prevention, procrastinate, prolong, protract, protraction, push aside, put aside, put away, put off, put over, recess, red tape, reef, rein, relax, remit, repress, repression, reprieve, reserve, resist, resistance, respite, rest, restrain, restraint, restriction, retard, retardation, scotch, set aside, set back, setback, shelve, shilly-shally, sideline, sit back, sit tight, sit up, slack, slacken, slackening, sleep on, slow, slow down, slow up, slowdown, slowing down, slowness, snub, squeeze, stagnate, stall, stand over, stave off, stay, stay up, stick around, stop, stoppage, store, stow, stranglehold, stretch out, stricture, string, suppress, suppression, suspend, suspension, table, take time, tarry, throttle, tie up, time, time lag, trail, vegetate, wait, waive, waste time