Delay in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Delay

to postpone something

Examples of Delay in a sentence

Due to the blizzard that came through the town, we knew school officials would either close the school or delay the start of the next school day. 🔊

Since the handyman was lazy, the homeowner knew he would delay the completion of the house remodel. 🔊

The president got sick quickly after lunch, so he decided to delay the meeting until 4 p.m. 🔊

Lightning was the only thing that would delay our soccer game until noon on Wednesday.  🔊

Only a stay of execution by the governor could delay the sentence for the murderer.  🔊

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