Synonyms of 'delay'

abide, adjourn, afterthought, arrest, arrestment, await, backwater, bide, bind, Block, blockage, blocking, bog down, brake, check, closure, coast, confine, constriction, continue, countercheck, cramp, curb, dally, damp, dampen, dawdle, decelerate, defer, deferment, deferral, detain, detention, dilly, dillydally, double take, drag, dragging, drift, drone, extend, falter, fixation, flag, flagging, gap, halt, hang-up, hang about, hang back, hesitate, hiatus, hibernate, hinder, hindrance, holdback, holdup, hold back, hold off, hold over, idle, impede, impediment, inhibit, inhibition, interference, interim, interlude, intermeddle, intermit, interrupt, interruption, interval, intervene, jam, keep, keep back, lacuna, lag, lagging, lay aside, lay away, lay over, let, letdown, letup, let down, linger, logjam, loiter, lollygag, lull, meddle, mire, moderate, moratorium, Mull, negativism, obstruct, obstruction, occlusion, oppose, opposition, pause, pigeonhole, poke, postpone, procrastinate, prolong, prorogue, protract, put aside, put away, put off, recess, reef, relax, repress, repression, reprieve, reserve, resist, resistance, respite, rest, restrain, restraint, restriction, retard, retardation, retardment, scotch, set aside, set back, shelve, shilly-shally, sideline, sit back, slacken, slow, slow-up, slowdown, snub, squeeze, stagnate, stall, stand over, stave off, stay, stop, stoppage, store, stow, stranglehold, stricture, suppress, suspend, suspension, table, tarry, temporize, tie-up, trail, vacillate, vegetate, wait, waive, waver