defer-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: hold back to a later time

She deferred her entrance to the university for a year.
The company is offering to defer finance charges for the first year.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: Change_event_time
PropBank: defer.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: yield to another's wish or opinion

I defer to your greater wisdom.
Must health policy for the uninsured defer to current anti-government sentiment?
Why would the winner of a footbal coin toss defer to the loser?

VerbNet: acquiesce-95
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: defer.02
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2