Deferred pay

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Deferred pay an allowance paid to soldiers on their discharge, or to their relations on their death
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Quotations

  • Walter Savage Landor
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    “Great men always pay deference to greater.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. differredis, asunder, ferre, to bear, carry.

Usage

In literature:

The guide had been paying profound deference to Prince Wolfburgh, keeping close to his heels.
"Frances Waldeaux" by Rebecca Harding Davis
We must pay a deference to the ladies in this matter, after all.
"The Pioneers" by James Fenimore Cooper
Are you not unconsciously paying deference to the word gentleman?
"The Burning Spear" by John Galsworthy
He would surely pay his wife that deference.
"Agatha's Husband A Novel" by Dinah Maria Craik (AKA: Dinah Maria Mulock)
When it has come, you may have your cow back, on paying two months' interest on the deferred payment.
"The Young Miner" by Horatio Alger, Jr.
He escorts her in to the table, and at a glance the servant pays her outward deference at least.
"Floyd Grandon's Honor" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
The deference which the committee was prepared to pay to the will of the allied powers, was not the effect of its own weakness.
"Memoirs of the Private Life, Return, and Reign of Napoleon in 1815, Vol. II" by Pierre Antoine Edouard Fleury de Chaboulon
There is a Dutch resident to whom the Sultan must pay deference and from whom he accepts advice.
"Travels in the Far East" by Ellen Mary Hayes Peck
In 1412, however, Basil found it necessary to pay the long-deferred visit of submission to the Horde.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3" by Various
But we feel that we have already deferred too long the duty of paying some tribute to his memory.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
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In news:

If you deferred that $100,000 and made the same 6%, withdrew the funds in five years, and paid the higher tax rate, you'd have $80,829—so deferring wouldn't pay.
There are several different student loan deferment options that allow borrowers under certain circumstances to put off paying back their loans.
She's saying she can't pay the loan, and it's been in deferment.
Deferred Improvement Assessments for about eight residents on Hassett Street will revert to liens, if the owners don't – or can't – pay the city what's owed it.
Encourage Employees to Defer Adequate Pay to a 401(k).
Longevity annuities are simply deferred annuities that pay you income for life, but only if and when you make it to a certain age.
Some people choose to buy deferred annuities so they can defer income and wait to pay taxes at a later date, when they expect their income tax rates will be lower.
The history goes roughly like this: Way back in 1984, Austin voters approved bond money to pay for land for a new water treatment plant, but for various reasons, a series of City Councils deferred groundbreaking and even site selection.
No bank or bank executives, however, have been indicted, as prosecutors have instead used deferred prosecutions - under which criminal charges against a firm are set aside if it agrees to conditions such as paying fines and changing behavior.
While five banks have entered into deferred prosecution agreements with the DOJ and agreed to pay fines in the hundreds of millions of dollars, no bank official has been criminally prosecuted and punished.
In total, about 75 percent of pay will be deferred, compared with 60 percent last year.
Employees of Iberia Parish schools will have to endure a slight cut in this year's supplemental pay and deferred payment.
A variable annuity is a tax-deferred retirement vehicle that allows you to choose from a selection of investments, and then pays you a level of income in retirement that is determined by the performance of the investments you choose.
Local 2046—which represents county fire staff—have already deferred the pay bump twice.
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In science:

Thus this approach pays some deference to the general idea that time is part of the classical background assumed in the Copenhagen interpretation of quantum theory.
Canonical Quantum Gravity and the Problem of Time
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