Defer means: To put off; to postpone to a future time; to delay the execution of; to delay; to withhold.
Defer means: To put off; to delay to act; to wait.
Defer means: To render or offer.
Defer means: To lay before; to submit in a respectful manner; to refer; -- with to.
Defer means: To yield deference to the wishes of another; to submit to the opinion of another, or to authority; -- with to.
Prefer means: To carry or bring (something) forward, or before one; hence, to bring for consideration, acceptance, judgment, etc.; to offer; to present; to proffer; to address; -- said especially of a request, prayer, petition, claim, charge, etc.
Prefer means: To go before, or be before, in estimation; to outrank; to surpass.
Prefer means: To cause to go before; hence, to advance before others, as to an office or dignity; to raise; to exalt; to promote; as, to prefer an officer to the rank of general.
Prefer means: To set above or before something else in estimation, favor, or liking; to regard or honor before another; to hold in greater favor; to choose rather; -- often followed by to, before, or above.
Reefer means: One who reefs; -- a name often given to midshipmen.
Zythum means: A kind of ancient malt beverage; a liquor made from malt and wheat.
Zythepsary means: A brewery.
Zythem means: See Zythum.
Zymotic means: Designating, or pertaining to, a certain class of diseases. See Zymotic disease, below.
Zymotic means: Of, pertaining to, or caused by, fermentation.
Zymosis means: A zymotic disease.
Zymosis means: A fermentation; hence, an analogous process by which an infectious disease is believed to be developed.
Zymose means: Invertin.
Zymophyte means: A bacteroid ferment.
Zymosimeter means: An instrument for ascertaining the degree of fermentation occasioned by the mixture of different liquids, and the degree of heat which they acquire in fermentation.
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