Defer and Submit


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Defer verb – Yield to another's wish or opinion.
Submit is a synonym for defer in yield topic. In some cases you can use "Submit" instead a verb "Defer", when it comes to topics like surrender, precede. popular alternative
Nearby Words: deference, deferred, deferment, deferral, deferring
Synonyms for Defer


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Submit verb – To cease resistance (as to another's arguments, demands, or control).
Usage example: in the end he submitted and agreed to take that awful-tasting medicine

Defer is a synonym for submit in comply topic. You can use "Defer" instead a verb "Submit", if it concerns topics such as yield, give in, surrender, precede. popular alternative
Nearby Words: submission, submitted, submitting
Synonyms for Submit

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work defer work submit work
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