- To linger; to stay; to tarry. - 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 scruple or object; to take exception; as, I demur to
that statement. - To interpose a demurrer. See Demurrer, 2. - Stop; pause; hesitation as to proceeding; suspense of
decision or action; scruple.
2 . Demur
[ v. t.]
- To suspend judgment concerning; to doubt of or hesitate
about. - To cause delay to; to put off.