"delay" can be a verb. You can see the conjugations below.

delay
[dɪˈleɪ]
sustantivo
1. retraso (m) demora (f) (Am)
  • without delay -> sin (mayor) demora
  • an hour's delay -> un retraso or una demora de una hora (Am)
  • all flights are subject to delay -> todos los vuelos llevan retraso or demora (Am)
verbo transitivo
2. retrasar (project, decision, act); retener, demorar (traffic)
  • to be delayed -> llevar retraso; (train) llegar tarde, retrasarse(person), demorarse (Am)
  • I don't want to delay you -> no te quiero entretener
  • delaying tactics -> tácticas (f pl) dilatorias
verbo intransitivo
3. retrasarse, demorarse
  • don't delay! -> ¡no deje pasar más tiempo!

delay [di-lei]
1. Dilatar, diferir, suspender.
  • We delaying signing the contract -> retrasamos o demoramos la firma del contrato
2. Retardar, retrasar, demorar (make late, hold up); estorbar.
  • I don’t want to delay you -> no quiero entretenerte
  • Delaying -> pres
participio & verbo neutro (intransitivo)
3. em> dilatorio (action, tactics).
  • Delayed -> past p
verbo neutro (intransitivo)
4. Detenerse, pararse, cesar de obrar; tardar, demorar. (n)
  • There’s no point in delaying any longer -> no tiene sentido esperar más tiempo
va. Retrasar, demorar (defer/decision, payment). retardado (action, effect, reaction).
sustantivo
1. 1 Dilación, tardanza, demora (waiting); plaza, aplazamiento, prórroga (extra time); lapso, intervalo (interval).
  • And now -> without further delay
2. Detención, demora, retraso (holdup); retardo, retardación; atraso.
  • Delays can be expected on major roads -> se puede esperar embotellamientos en las principales carreteras
.., y ahora, sin más preámbulos...

delay [dɪˈleɪ]
noun
(hold-up) retraso (m); demora (f); especially (LAm) (act of delaying) retraso (m); dilación (f); (to traffic) retención (f); atasco (m); (to train) retraso (m)
the tests have caused some delay las pruebas han ocasionado algún retraso; there will be delays to traffic habrá retenciones or atascos en las carreteras
there are serious delays on the M1
delays possible until Dec 2009 posibles retenciones hasta Diciembre de 2009
without delay sin demora; these measures should be implemented without further delay estas medidas deben ponerse en práctica sin más demora
verb:transitive
(hold up) [+person] retrasar; entretener; [+train] retrasar; [+start, opening] retrasar; demorar; (LAm) (postpone) aplazar; demorar; (LAm) (obstruct) impedir
the train was delayed for two hours el tren se retrasó dos horas; we decided to delay our departure decidimos retrasar la salida; what delayed you? ¿por qué has tardado tanto?; to delay doing sth: we delayed going out until Jane arrived retrasamos la salida hasta que llegara Jane; the illness could have been treated if you hadn't delayed going to the doctor se hubiera podido tratar la enfermedad si no hubieras tardado tanto en ir al médico; delayed broadcast (US) transmisión (f) en diferido; delayed effect efecto (m) retardado
verb:intransitive
tardar; demorarse; (LAm)
don't delay! (in doing sth) ¡no pierdas tiempo!; (on the way) ¡no te entretengas!; ¡no tardes!; ¡no te demores!; (LAm)

Verb Conjugations for "delay" (go to retrasar)

Indicative

Present
Preterit
Future
I delay I delayed I will delay
you delay you delayed you will delay
he/she delays he/she delayed he/she will delay
we delay we delayed we will delay
you delay you delayed you will delay
they delay they delayed they will delay
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