delay synonyms and antonyms

delay

English masterly inactivity, time delay, time lag, dallying, deferring, tarrying, dawdling, adjournment, lingering, postponement, procrastination, retardation, stoppage, detention, hindrance, impediment, adjourn, policy, stay, calm, forslow, check, detain, forbearance, hesitate, hinder, hold, hold up, holdup, impede, latency, penelopize, postpone, procrastinate, retard, slow, stall, suspension, wait

adjournment

English postponement, delay, ampliatio, dissolution

postponement

English adjournment, delay, deferment, deferral, suspension

impediment

English hindrance, impediment, delay, frustration, obstruction, difficulty, hang up, barrier, curb, encumbrance, obstacle, stumbling block, interruption, trammel

hindrance

English impediment, delay, balk, barrier, baulk, check, curb, deterrent, disturbance, encumbrance, handicap, hinderance, hitch, incumbrance, interference, interruption, obstacle, obstruction, preventative, preventive, restraint, trammel

policy

English policy, delay, insurance policy, policy racket, insurance, protocol

dawdling

English delay, dalliance

procrastination

English procrastination, delay, cunctation, dilatoriness, shillyshally

calm

English calm, delay, calm air, calm down, equanimity, abate, appease, tranquil, composure, allay, mollify, pacify, placate, sedate, steady, calmly, calmness, chill out, collected, composed, cool, cool as cucumber, cool it, cool off, equanimous, level headed, lull, placid, quiet, quieten, relaxed, settle down, simmer down, still, tranquilize, tranquillise, tranquillize, unruffled, untroubled

lingering

English delay, tarriance

retardation

English delay, mental retardation, backwardness, moronization, slowdown, deceleration, retardant, retardedness, slowness, subnormality

stoppage

English delay, intermission, interruption, halt, stop, blockage, arrest

detention

English delay, custody, detainment, apprehension, hold, restraint

adjourn

English delay, break up, recess, retire, withdraw

stay

English delay, stay on, stay over, stay put, continue, detain, keep one's word, remain, rest, restraint, sojourn, staff, mastrope, arrest, abide, attend, await, bear, blin, cancel, cease, contend, curb, endure, wait, quell, bide, last out, persist, stick, stick around, suspension, tarry

delay antonyms

agitated, anxious, disturbed, hectic, chaos, anger, rough, frantic, flustered, hot and bothered, feverish, rough in, windy, excited, stormy, stressed, enraged, frustrated, abate, accented, disappointed, dismal, dreary, brainsick, disquieted, infuriated, flatulent, frenetic, delirious, phrenetic, irate, mad as hatter, maladjusted, nonplussed, on warpath, restive, sick, distressed, troubled, uneasy, unquiet, unsettled, worried, remorse, sorrow, panic, angry, disorder, havoc, mayhem, mess, turmoil, affright, aflutter, nervous, restless, angstful, careful, concerned, solicitous, watchful, queasy, bedlam, coarse, come in, come, come up, confusion, dying, enthusiastic, worked up, activated, fainthearted, harsh, horror, impolite, lose one's head, pandemonium, rile, see red, snafu, storm wracked, tempestuous, topsy turviness, topsy turvydom, topsy turvyness, upset, wigged out, blowy, gusty, breezy, impractical, long winded

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