Definition of demur:
- Stop; pause; hesitation as to proceeding; suspense of decision or action; scruple.
- To cause delay to; to put off.
- To delay; to pause; to suspend proceedings or judgment in view of a doubt or difficulty; to hesitate; to put off the determination or conclusion of an affair.
- To interpose a demurrer. See Demurrer, 2.
- To linger; to stay; to tarry.
- To scruple or object; to take exception; as, I demur to that statement.
- To suspend judgment concerning; to doubt of or hesitate about.
omit, expostulate, kick, denial, demurrer, take exception, remonstrate, exclude, defense, inveigh, support, leave off, take out, defence, leave out, set up a squawk, protest, squawk, except, demurral.
- "Nature's Serial Story", E. P. Roe.
- "The Pool in the Desert", Sara Jeanette Duncan.
- "A Retrospect", James Hudson Taylor.