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delay /dɪˈleɪ/ noun
delay verb

دیرکرد ، تاخیر (فاز) ، عملیات تاخیری ، به تاخیر افتادن ، تاخیرکردن ، بتاخیرانداختن ، تعلل ، علوم مهندسی: تاخیر ، کامپیوتر: تاخیر ، قانون ـ فقه: دیرکرد ، تاخیر ، روانشناسی: درنگ ، بازرگانی: تاخیر ، علوم هوایی: تاخیر ، علوم نظامی: به تاخیر انداختن
مهندسی صنایع: تاخیر ، به تاخیر افتادن ، به تاخیر انداختن الکترونیک: تاخیر ، کامپیوتر: تاخیر ، دیرکرد ، فقهی: تاخیر ، تجارت خارجی: تاخیر ، علوم مهندسی: دیرکرد ، تاخیر ، حقوق: تاخیر ، فاز ، : هواپیمایی: عملیات تاخیری ، تاخیر ، به تاخیر انداختن ، علوم نظامی: درنگ ، روانشناسی: تاخیر، به تاخیر افتادن ، تاخیرکردن ، بتاخیرانداختن ، تعلل کامپیوتر: تاخیر

[TahlilGaran] Persian Dictionary

- put off, defer, hold over, postpone, procrastinate, shelve, suspend
- hold up, bog down, detain, hinder, hold back, impede, obstruct, set back, slow up
- putting off, deferment, postponement, procrastination, suspension
- hold-up, hindrance, impediment, interruption, interval, setback, stoppage, wait
Antonyms: expedite, hasten, hurry
Contrasted words: accelerate, hasten, hurry, precipitate, quicken, speed, advance, forward, further, promote
Related Idioms: hang fire, take one's own sweet (or good) time
Related Words: block, hinder, impede, obstruct, defer, hold over, hold up, intermit, postpone, put off, stay, suspend, arrest, check, interrupt, hang back, idle, wait, drone, falter, hesitate, vacillate, waver
English Thesaurus: delay, postpone, put off, hold off, defer, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. delay1 W3 /dɪˈleɪ/ noun

1. [countable] when someone or something has to wait, or the length of the waiting time:
Sorry for the delay, Mr Weaver.
delay in
Why was there a delay in warning the public?
delay of
a delay of about an hour
long/considerable/slight etc delay
Long delays are expected on the motorways.

2. [uncountable] when something does not happen or start when it should do
without delay
They must restore normal services without delay.
There can be no excuse for any further delay.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. delay2 W3 verb
[Date: 1200-1300; Language: Old French; Origin: delaier, from laier 'to leave']

1. [intransitive and transitive] to wait until a later time to do something:
Don’t delay – send off for the information now.
He delayed his decision on whether to call an election.
delay something until something
The opening of this section of the road is delayed until September.
delay something for something
Our meeting was delayed for ten minutes.
delay doing something
Big companies often delay paying their bills.

2. [transitive] to make someone or something late
seriously/badly/slightly etc delayed
The flight was badly delayed because of fog.
—delayed adjective

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

ADJ. considerable, enormous, lengthy, long, major, serious, significant, substantial After a considerable delay, the government has agreed to accept the recommendations.
excessive, inordinate, undue, unnecessary Undue delays have been caused by people not doing their jobs properly.
inevitable, unavoidable | short, slight | unforeseen | frustrating | further | airport, flight, traffic, travel | time There is a five-minute time delay on the bank's safe.
QUANT. series After a series of lengthy delays, the case finally came to court.
VERB + DELAY be subject to Flights to New York may be subject to delay.
be plagued by, experience, face, suffer Passengers have experienced long delays. The project has been plagued by delays.
cause, lead to The strike has led to some delays in train services.
avoid, prevent, reduce Please address your letters properly so as to reduce delays.
apologize for I apologize for the delay in replying to you.
DELAY + VERB occur Travellers complained about lack of information when travel delays occurred.
PREP. without ~ Please send him the information without delay.
~ in delays in getting to the airport
~ of a delay of several weeks
~ to further delays to the scheme

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

ADV. seriously, significantly Mellanby's arrival was seriously delayed by a late train. These drugs can significantly delay the onset of the disease.
further | unduly | slightly, somewhat | inevitably, unavoidably | unaccountably | deliberately

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


a slight/short delay
There was a slight delay in the departure of the plane.
a long/lengthy delay
Patients often face long delays in getting the treatment they need.
a considerable/serious delay (=very long)
After a considerable delay, the report was finally published.
a 20-minute/6-month/4-week etc delay
A train had broken down, causing a two-hour delay.
traffic delays
The roadworks are likely to cause serious traffic delays.
flight delays
Unfortunately flight delays do sometimes occur.
cause/lead to a delay
The bad weather caused a three-hour delay in sending out rescue helicopters.
experience delays
People are experiencing considerable delays in receiving their mail.
face delays (=be likely to experience them)
Commuters face long delays as a result of the rail strikes.
reduce delays (=make them shorter and less frequent)
The new rules should reduce delays in bringing prisoners to trial.
a series of delays (=a number of delays)
After a series of delays and setbacks, the project was finally approved.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

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