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Synonyms for put off

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. postpone, prorogue, hold over, put over, table, shelve, set back, defer, remit, put off(verb)

    hold back to a later time

    "let's postpone the exam"

    Synonyms:
    put back, put over, elude, circumvent, set back, turn off, confuse, sidestep, dishearten, remand, give in, remit, parry, dodge, bow, send back, tabulate, accede, flurry, prorogue, hedge, evade, defer, tabularise, table, tabularize, carry over, postpone, duck, slacken, shelve, hold over, disconcert, knock back, get across, fudge, submit, skirt

  2. turn off, put off(verb)

    cause to feel intense dislike or distaste

    Synonyms:
    defer, dishearten, fudge, put over, dodge, switch off, hold over, remit, confuse, turn off, circumvent, hedge, sidestep, cut, flurry, skirt, table, disconcert, elude, turn out, prorogue, evade, shelve, parry, duck, set back, postpone

  3. dishearten, put off(verb)

    take away the enthusiasm of

    Synonyms:
    defer, dishearten, fudge, put over, dodge, hold over, remit, confuse, turn off, circumvent, hedge, sidestep, flurry, skirt, table, disconcert, elude, prorogue, evade, shelve, parry, duck, set back, postpone

  4. confuse, flurry, disconcert, put off(verb)

    cause to feel embarrassment

    "The constant attention of the young man confused her"

    Synonyms:
    fuddle, put over, confound, befuddle, set back, fox, turn off, confuse, sidestep, blur, jumble, dishearten, circumvent, discomfit, mix up, defer, parry, dodge, remit, elude, duck, skirt, obscure, flurry, prorogue, hedge, throw, evade, discompose, table, upset, postpone, shelve, untune, hold over, disconcert, discombobulate, fudge, bedevil, obnubilate

  5. hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestep(verb)

    avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)

    "He dodged the issue"; "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully"

    Synonyms:
    put over, circumvent, set back, dip, turn off, confuse, sidestep, cook, douse, overreach, beat, surround, dishearten, hold over, hem in, environ, defer, outfox, deflect, parry, dodge, remit, fake, duck, border, flurry, prorogue, block, outsmart, hedge, manipulate, evade, falsify, table, misrepresent, postpone, hedge in, shelve, beleaguer, elude, disconcert, ring, wangle, escape, fudge, outwit, besiege, bilk, skirt

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. put off

    Synonyms:
    [Active.] discard, renounce, reject, cast aside, lay aside

  2. put off

    Synonyms:
    defeat, frustrate, disappoint, turn aside, baffle

  3. put off

    Synonyms:
    defer, delay, procrastinate, postpone

  4. put off

    Synonyms:
    get rid of, dispose of

  5. put off

    Synonyms:
    [Neuter.] leave shore, put to sea, put forth

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. put off

    Synonyms:
    discard, doff, delay, defer, postpone, procrastinate

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How to use put off in a sentence?

  1. Larry Sanders:

    Bernard's great strength is that he talks directly to people and he isn't put off (by) the fact that they've got particular opinions that are different from his, the Trumps do get strength from the people feeling that they get ripped off. Bernard agrees with that. But instead of saying the thing to do is to hate Mexicans and to hate Muslims, the thing to do is to create a better society.

  2. Unknown:

    Family means too much, Friends are too valuable, And life is too short, To put-off sharing with people, How much they really mean to you, And pursuing whatever it is that makes you happy.

  3. Kevin Messacarsaid in July:

    You’re essentially buying time if you put off an outbreak, which is good news.

  4. Anthony Wells:

    There's a chance that there are people who are almost subconsciously put off (voting for Khan) by the dog-whistle racism ... people who wouldn't like to say 'I'm not going to vote for Sadiq Khan', but will have a wobble at the ballot box.

  5. David J. Schwartz:

    To fight fear, act. To increase fear -- wait, put off postpone.

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