Number of syllables in the word 'delay'

Find out how many syllables are there in the word delay.

  1. No of syllables in delay : 2
  2. Divide syllables in delay : de-lay

More about the word - delay

  1. noun
  2. Definition : A period of time before an event occurs; the act of delaying; procrastination; lingering inactivity.
  3. Definition : An audio effects unit that introduces a controlled delay.
  1. verb
  2. Synonyms : calm, moderate, quell, cunctation, hold-up, adjourn
  3. Definition : To put off until a later time; to defer.
  4. Definition : To retard; to stop, detain, or hinder, for a time.
  5. Definition : To allay; to temper.


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