Temporize

Definition

intr. v.

1. to accept of adapt to a situation; to compromise


2. to postpone a decision in order to gain time

Synonyms

delay

hesitate

procrastinate

Antonyms

advance

further

go ahead

Sentences

1. The teacher forgot to assign us homework after we temporized by asking her a bunch of questions.


2. After Tim received an F on his math test, he had to temporize the fact that his mother was going to take away his phone.

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