Hesitate

  • 1 Hesitate — «Hesitate» Sencillo de Stone Sour del álbum Audio Secrecy Publicación 11 de febrero de 2011 Formato Descarga Digital Género(s) Metal alternativo, Hard Rock, Post grunge …

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  • 2 Hesitate — «Hesitate» Сингл Stone Sour из альбома Audio Secrecy Выпущен 11 февраля 2011 Формат Digital Download Air Play Записан 2010 Жанр пост гранж …

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  • 3 Hesitate — Hes i*tate, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Hesitated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hesitating}.] [L. haesitatus, p. p. of haesitare, intens. fr. haerere to hesitate, stick fast; to hang or hold fast. Cf. {Aghast}, {Gaze}, {Adhere}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To stop or pause …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 hesitate — hesitate, waver, vacillate, falter all mean to show irresolution or uncertainty. Hesitate, the general term, usually implies a pause or other sign of indecision before one makes up one s mind what to do, say, or choose {I have for many months… …

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  • 5 Hesitate — Hes i*tate, v. t. To utter with hesitation or to intimate by a reluctant manner. [Poetic & R.] [1913 Webster] Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike. Pope. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 hesitate — [hez′i tāt΄] vi. hesitated, hesitating [< L haesitatus, pp. of haesitare, to stick fast, hesitate, intens. of haerere, to stick, cleave < IE base * ghais , to be stuck, neglect > prob. Lith gaištù, to neglect] 1. to stop because of… …

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  • 7 hesitate — I verb balk, be dilatory, be dubious, be irresolute, be tentative, be uncertain, cunctari, dally, delay, demur, doubt, dubitare, falter, haerere, have reservations, hold back, oscillate, pause, procrastinate, question, scruple, stop, think twice …

    Law dictionary

  • 8 hesitate — (v.) 1620s, from L. haesitatum, pp. of haesitare (see HESITATION (Cf. hesitation)). Related: Hesitated; hesitating …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 hesitate — [v] wait; be uncertain alternate, balance, balk, be irresolute, be reluctant, be unwilling, blow hot and cold*, dally, debate, defer, delay, demur, dillydally*, dither, doubt, equivocate, falter, flounder, fluctuate, fumble, hang*, hang back,… …

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  • 10 hesitate — ► VERB 1) pause in indecision. 2) be reluctant to do something. ● he who hesitates is lost Cf. ↑he who hesitates is lost DERIVATIVES hesitation noun. ORIGIN …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 hesitate — [[t]he̱zɪteɪt[/t]] hesitates, hesitating, hesitated 1) VERB If you hesitate, you do not speak or act for a short time, usually because you are uncertain, embarrassed, or worried about what you are going to say or do. The telephone rang. Catherine …

    English dictionary

  • 12 hesitate — 01. When he asked her to marry him, she only [hesitated] a second before saying yes. 02. When someone knocked on her door late at night, she [hesitated], walked to the door, and peered through the peephole. 03. I [hesitate] to recommend him for… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 13 hesitate — v. 1) (D; intr.) to hesitate over (to hesitate over a choice) 2) (E) she hesitated to act; do not hesitate to call me * * * [ hezɪteɪt] do not hesitate to call me (E) she hesitated to act (D; intr.) to hesitate over (to hesitate over a choice) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 14 hesitate — verb ( tated; tating) Etymology: Latin haesitatus, past participle of haesitare to stick fast, hesitate, frequentative of haerēre to stick Date: 1598 intransitive verb 1. to hold back in doubt or indecision 2. to delay momentarily ; pause 3 …

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  • 15 hesitate — hes|i|tate [ˈhezıteıt] v [Date: 1600 1700; : Latin; Origin: , past participle of haesitare to stick firmly, hesitate , from haerere to stick ] 1.) to pause before saying or doing something because you are nervous or not sure ▪ Kay hesitated for a …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 hesitate */*/ — UK [ˈhezɪteɪt] / US [ˈhezɪˌteɪt] verb [intransitive] Word forms hesitate : present tense I/you/we/they hesitate he/she/it hesitates present participle hesitating past tense hesitated past participle hesitated to pause before doing something, or… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 hesitate — verb ADVERB ▪ a little, slightly ▪ briefly, momentarily ▪ (for) a minute, (for) a moment, (for) a second, etc …

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  • 18 hesitate — hes|i|tate [ hezı,teıt ] verb intransitive ** to pause before doing something, or to do something very slowly, usually because you are nervous, embarrassed, or worried: He hesitated a moment, and then knocked on the door. hesitate to do something …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 hesitate — verb /ˈhɛzɪteɪt/ a) To stop or pause respecting decision or action; to be in suspense or uncertainty as to a determination. He hesitated whether to accept the offer or not; men often hesitate in forming a judgment. b) To stammer; to falter in… …

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  • 20 hesitate — verb 1 (I) to pause before saying or doing something because you are not sure or nervous: Harriet hesitated a moment before replying. 2 hesitate to do sth to be unwilling to do something because you are not sure that it is right: Don t hesitate… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English