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Wordnet 3.0


1. not as far along as normal in development;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Delay \De*lay"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Delayed; p. pr. & vb. n. Delaying.] [OF. deleer, delaier, fr. the noun d['e]lai, or directly fr. L. dilatare to enlarge, dilate, in LL., to put off. See Delay, n., and cf. Delate, 1st Defer, Dilate.] 1. To put off; to defer; to procrastinate; to prolong the time of or before. [1913 Webster] My lord delayeth his coming. --Matt. xxiv. 48. [1913 Webster] 2. To retard; to stop, detain, or hinder, for a time; to retard the motion, or time of arrival, of; as, the mail is delayed by a heavy fall of snow. [1913 Webster] Thyrsis! whose artful strains have oft delayed The huddling brook to hear his madrigal. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. To allay; to temper. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The watery showers delay the raging wind. --Surrey. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

delayed adj 1: not as far along as normal in development
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

31 Moby Thesaurus words for "delayed": arrested, back, backward, behind, behindhand, belated, blocked, checked, delayed-action, detained, held up, hung up, impeded, in a bind, in abeyance, jammed, late, latish, moratory, never on time, obstructed, overdue, retarded, set back, slow, slowed down, stopped, tardy, unpunctual, unready, untimely