defer to

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Related to defer to: come to fruition, pick up on
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Elective DCAs: Under this form of DCA, the employee opts to defer to a future tax year receipt of some salary and bonus compensation that he would otherwise currently receive.
Companies often use mutual funds to fund their nonqualified deferred compensation plans but then defer to a vendor to run it much like a 401(k) plan.