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DELAY

'DELAY' is a 5 letter word starting with D and ending with Y

Crossword clues for 'DELAY'

ClueAnswer

Delay (7)TIME LAG
Period between cause and effect (7)
Response delay (7)

Live broadcast feature, oxymoronically (5)DELAY
Airport annoyance (5)
Postpone, defer (5)
Table, in meetings (5)
Defer, procrastinate (5)
Table, at meetings (5)
Flight annoyance (5)
Airport aggravation (5)

Synonyms, crossword answers and other related words for DELAY

We hope that the following list of synonyms for the word delay will help you to finish your crossword today. We've arranged the synonyms in length order so that they are easier to find.

3 letter words

DAM - GAP - JAM - LAG - LET

4 letter words

BIDE - BIND - CURB - DAMP - DRAG - FIRE - FLAG - HALT - HANG - HOLD - IDLE - KEEP - LULL - MIRE - MULL - PLAY - POKE - REEF - REIN - REST - SLOW - SNUB - STAY - STOP - STOW - TIME - WAIT

5 letter words

ABIDE - AWAIT - BLOCK - BRAKE - CHECK - COAST - CRAMP - DALLY - DAM UP - DEFER - DELAY - DILLY - DRIFT - DRONE - LAY BY - LET UP - LETUP - PAUSE - RELAX - REMIT - SET BY - SIT UP - SLACK - STALL - STORE - TABLE - TARRY - TIE UP - TIE-UP - TRAIL - WAIVE - WAVER

6 letter words

ARREST - DAMPEN - DAWDLE - DETAIN - EASE UP - EASE-UP - EXTEND - FALTER - HAMPER - HANG UP - HANG-UP - HIATUS - HINDER - HOLD ON - HOLD UP - HOLD-UP - HOLDUP - IMPEDE - LACUNA - LINGER - LOG JAM - LOGJAM - LOITER - MEDDLE - OPPOSE - PUT OFF - RECESS - REIN IN - RESIST - SCOTCH - SHELVE - SLOW UP - SLOW-UP - SLOWUP - STAY UP - STRING

7 letter words

ADJOURN - BE STILL - BOG DOWN - CLOSURE - CONFINE - DRAG OUT - EASE OFF - EASE-OFF - GOOF OFF - HOLD OFF - INHIBIT - INTERIM - LAGGING - LAY AWAY - LAY OVER - LET DOWN - LETDOWN - NOT STIR - PREVENT - PROLONG - PUT AWAY - PUT OVER - RED TAPE - REPRESS - RESERVE - RESPITE - SET BACK - SETBACK - SIT BACK - SLACK UP - SLACK-UP - SLACKEN - SLEEP ON - SLOWING - SQUEEZE - SUSPEND - TIME LAG - WAITING

8 letter words

BLOCKADE - BLOCKAGE - BLOCKING - BOTTLE UP - CLOGGING - CONTINUE - DAWDLING - DEFERRAL - DELAYAGE - DRAGGING - DRAW REIN - FIXATION - FLAGGING - HANG BACK - HANG FIRE - HESITATE - HOLD BACK - HOLD OVER - HOLDBACK - INTERMIT - INTERVAL - KEEP BACK - LALLYGAG - LAY ASIDE - LOLLYGAG - MAKE LATE - MARK TIME - MODERATE - NOT BUDGE - OBSTRUCT - POSTPONE - PROROGUE - PROTRACT - PUT ASIDE - PUT ON ICE - REPRIEVE - RESTRAIN - SET ASIDE - SHIFT OFF - SIDELINE - SIT IT OUT - SIT TIGHT - SLACK OFF - SLOW DOWN - SLOWDOWN - SLOWNESS - STAGNATE - STAVE OFF - STOPPAGE - SUPPRESS - TAKE TIME - TARRYING - THROTTLE - VEGETATE

9 letter words

BACK-PEDAL - BACKPEDAL - BACKWATER - CLOSING UP - DEFERMENT - DETENTION - DO NOTHING - DRAG ALONG - FORESTALL - HAMPERING - HANG ABOUT - HIBERNATE - HINDERING - HINDRANCE - INTERCEPT - INTERFERE - INTERLUDE - INTERRUPT - INTERVENE - LAG BEHIND - LOITERING - LOSE SPEED - OCCLUSION - POKE ALONG - PROROGATE - PUSH ASIDE - PUT ON HOLD - RED-TAPERY - RESTRAINT - STAND OVER - STRICTURE - TEMPORIZE - VACILLATE - WASTE TIME

10 letter words

ARRESTMENT - DECELERATE - DETAINMENT - DILLYDALLY - DOUBLE TAKE - HANG AROUND - HESITATION - HINDERANCE - IMPEDIMENT - INHIBITION - LIE DORMANT - LOSE GROUND - MORATORIUM - NEGATIVISM - OPPOSITION - PIGEONHOLE - PREVENTION - RED-TAPEISM - REPRESSION - RESISTANCE - RETARDANCE - RETARDMENT - SLACKENING - STRETCH OUT - SUSPENSION - TAKE IN SAIL - WAIT AND SEE

11 letter words

ARRESTATION - HOLD IN CHECK - INTERMEDDLE - KEEP IN CHECK - OBSTRUCTION - PROTRACTION - RESTRICTION - RETARDATION - SLOWING DOWN - STICK AROUND - SUPPRESSION - TAKE A RECESS - WAIT A MINUTE

12 letter words

AFTERTHOUGHT - BE A SIDELINER - BIDE THE ISSUE - CLIP THE WINGS - CONSTRICTION - COUNTERCHECK - DECELERATION - FOOT-DRAGGING - INTERFERENCE - INTERRUPTION - LOSE MOMENTUM - PAPERASSERIE - POSTPONEMENT - SHILLY-SHALLY - STRANGLEHOLD - THROTTLE DOWN - WATCH AND WAIT

13 letter words

NUISANCE VALUE - PROCRASTINATE

14 letter words

HOLD EVERYTHING - HOLD YOUR HORSES - OBSTRUCTIONISM - PUT IN MOTHBALLS - TABLE THE MOTION

15 letter words

DELAYED REACTION - SHILLY-SHALLYING - STAY OF EXECUTION

17 letter words

BUREAUCRATIC DELAY - MINUS ACCELERATION

Definition of delay

  • cause to be slowed down or delayed; "Traffic was delayed by the bad weather"; "she delayed the work that she didn't want to perform"
  • act later than planned, scheduled, or required; "Don't delay your application to graduate school or else it won't be considered"
  • the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time
  • time during which some action is awaited; "instant replay caused too long a delay"; "he ordered a hold in the action"

Anagrams of delay

ADLEY - DALEY - DAYLE - LAYED - LEADY


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