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ˈdɛf ər əntdef·er·ent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deferent, deferential, regardfuladjective

    showing deference

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  1. deferentadjective

    Showing deference.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Deferentadjective

    serving to carry; bearing

    Etymology: [L. deferens, p. pr. of deferre. See 3d Defer.]

  2. Deferentnoun

    that which carries or conveys

    Etymology: [L. deferens, p. pr. of deferre. See 3d Defer.]

  3. Deferentnoun

    an imaginary circle surrounding the earth, in whose periphery either the heavenly body or the center of the heavenly body's epicycle was supposed to be carried round

    Etymology: [L. deferens, p. pr. of deferre. See 3d Defer.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of deferent in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of deferent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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