Demur Synonyms & Definitions

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• DemurDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (v. i.) To interpose a demurrer. See Demurrer, 2.
  2. (v. t.) To suspend judgment concerning; to doubt of or hesitate about.
  3. (v. t.) To cause delay to; to put off.
  4. (v. i.) Stop; pause; hesitation as to proceeding; suspense of decision or action; scruple.
  5. (v. i.) 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.
  6. (v. i.) To scruple or object; to take exception; as, I demur to that statement.
  7. (v. i.) To linger; to stay; to tarry.

• DemurrerDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) One who demurs.
  2. (n.) A stop or pause by a party to an action, for the judgment of the court on the question, whether, assuming the truth of the matter alleged by the opposite party, it is sufficient in law to sustain the action or defense, and hence whether the party resting is bound to answer or proceed further.

• DemurenessDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) The state of being demure; gravity; the show of gravity or modesty.