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Yeah, well... Why should the mods defer to the logic of the hopelessly ignorant?
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Princeton defers nearly 80% of their EA candidates so it really means nothing.
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defer (verb)

  • To delay or postpone; especially to postpone induction into military service.
  • After winning the opening coin toss, to postpone until the start of the second half a team's choice of whether to kick off o...
  • After winning the opening coin toss, to postpone until the start of the second half a team's choice of whether to kick off or receive (and to allow the opposing team to make this choice at the start of the first half).
  • To delay, to wait.
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defer (verb)

  • To submit to the opinion or desire of another in respect to their judgment or authority.
  • To render, to offer.
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defer

  • to disapprove, to dislike mostly used by wrestlers to discribe there stance on a ? because in wrestling defering is give away ur choice
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A camera doesn't stop someone from robbing a store so how would it defer a teenager from some "harmless" fun?
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Clearly you have watched more than me so obviously I defer to you, but I just see some Russell Wilson in him.
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The 4x reflects the fact that the IRA holds $5500 but the 401k's limit is $18000, so you can defer $23500 per calendar year in taxes.
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You'll have to defer to the great Google in the sky.
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I wouldn't be able to take it at this time as I have a good contract for an employer I like but I've been told I can defer offers until such time as I can accept and I'll get put back into the pool for the next position.
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As for arrows, and fletching, I will defer to someone else on this sub with more experience in that area.
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Since you do not have a service Dog, but a service Cat, you will have to defer to the Florida laws governing service animals.
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and defers every choice to me.
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Opinions on these issues run the gamut, but most commonly defer to states rights on such issues, which is also a common conservative stance.
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No judgment of conviction – defer.
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If you do get your top choice now, I know a lot of schools will let you defer a year or two so that also may be an option.
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You'd have to check with the school and make sure you can defer any scholarship too though.
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Yeah, I've been reading through section 11 of the NFL rule book and under rule 11 article 3 (fouls committed during a try) it never mentions that the defense can defer a penalty to kickoff unless it is committed after a touchdown yet before the PAT attempt (more specifically the ready to play signal just in case you think that would include delay of game).
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In the military (and my details may be a little off since I myself am not and have not been in the military), you are expected to show respect to not only your commanding officer (that is, you are expected to defer to him as he is in charge of and responsible for you), but also to those who are ranked above you in general, as those ranks are organizational, and also societal, indications that they have proven themselves of deserving that rank.
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As a member of that society, you are expected to defer to those who have lived, seen, and experienced more than you.
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I've made a lot of mortgage pre-payments, so if I got a roommate in my guest room I could probably defer some future payments and live simply for a year or so.
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If I wasn't able to defer future payments and get a roommate then I would only have enough for about two or three months.
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It's a little more complicated because with equities you can defer capital gains, and will also have dividends (and RoC and interest) in the mix, but basically if you have equities at roughly half the tax burden of bonds, and you expect equities to do more than twice as well, then it might make sense to shelter the equities.
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I did play a lot of Brawl (like 2009-2013), but my local group of friends pretty much banned MK, so I defer to your judgement.
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Oh, I'll defer to you then, I didn't know that!
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I defer to the learned.
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No idea, i'll defer to someone more knowledgeable.
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Ouff, I personally will ultimately defer to beagle on this situatio however if I had to make a call I think she would be a better officer but open to the possibility with psionics/gene modification mostly the former.
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It's easy to see how he might be willing to defer to a HC in areas like philosophy.
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And it is absolutely a jury's job to assess whether a witness is reliable or not, and the law pretty much always defers to a jury in assessing credibility.
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So I'll defer to your source and concede my inaccuracy.
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The question is the extent to which you defer to the jury's ability to draw those inferences.
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With respect to credibility, I defer to them a lot and the law does too.
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I'd sincerely love to have that depth of knowledge about the subject; I defer to you sir.
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I have a refurb H100i coming in from Corsair, I can defer it your way though.
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Thank you for weighing in, you will be downvoted because a lot of people would rather trust what they think than defer to expert opinion, but tis usefl to have all the same.
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You've been asked multiple times to provide evidence of demons and satan but instead you defer to "it has to be true because our government leaders believe in it" (which also has no proof).
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I accept my mistake and defer to OP's dad.
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Second, I never defer to a jury's ability to draw inferences.
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Usually these promotions just defer interest until the end of the promotion period.
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Always defer.
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It's possible your analysis is more accurate and the pistons are in a period of random winning but I would personally defer to occams razor.
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He should probably back down on discipline and defer to you if you're there.
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In diabetes, the body's natural mechanisms to regulate itself are broken so you can get very wacky, life-threatening metabolic disturbances (I defer to /r/askscience, /r/ELI5, or /r/askadoctor for the details or most importantly, your doctors).
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I was specifically referring to the part where officials are trying to defer blame by saying the plane was unauthorised to fly.
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If the other team chooses to defer, you pretty much have to elect to receive the ball.
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A lot of times, with teams that have stellar defenses, they defer to have the crowd aid them the most.
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Now you're stoked to win the coin toss and defer.
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As of about five years ago, the team that wins the toss can now choose to defer until the second half.
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That being said I defer to my first sentence, if you're punched out nothing else matters.
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