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    deference - Dictionary definition and meaning for word deference

    (noun) a courteous expression (by word or deed) of esteem or regard
    Synonyms : respect
    Example Sentence
    • his deference to her wishes was very flattering
    • be sure to give my respects to the dean
    (noun) courteous regard for people's feelings
    Synonyms : respect , respectfulness
    Example Sentence
    • in deference to your wishes
    • out of respect for his privacy
    (noun) a disposition or tendency to yield to the will of others
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for deference

if there is no DIFFERENCE between you and him, then you will respect his wishes.

sounds like REVERENCE

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defeat+reverence. in battles we give reverence to even those who we defeat, hence deference to all.

if you will make no DEFERENCE(difference) between ST/SC/OBC and GENERAL, you will be RESPECTED

defer rhymes wit refer..


DEFERENCE---> sounds like---> di-farmaiye = you are asking respectfully frm ur didi.

there's difference between boss and servant ,so servant respects boss

deference sounds like reference ..so doing things on regard of some1 who is in reference

deference=de+reference -> without refer to

deference sounds like reference. If you have a reference for a letter of recommendation, then you usually respect that reference.

deference Read as "desire + reference" someone acting in reference to your desires.

It sounds like preference,which means giving priority 2 othr

it is like reference of respectable persons which you add in your CV

Deference; defer means to agree with someone.

deference=def+her+hence give her respect

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