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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. Pablo Picasso:

    Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.

  2. Todd Rosenbluth:

    The departure by Bill Gross continues to negatively impact Pimco Total Return, again, this is a slow, drawn-out bleed where institutions change managers after much debate. Outflows for Pimco are likely to continue in the months to come given decisions for some were put off from pension funds, foundations and endowments.

  3. Mark Twain:

    Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.

  4. John C. Maxwell:

    Good executives never put off until tomorrow what they can get someone else to do today.

  5. Paul Olliff:

    However, given it will be classed as a 'trophy asset', buyers might not be put off by a financial performance that doesn't reflect the sale price, whether it's an inflated price or not, this should not be seen as an indication of the buoyant hotel market in the UK in a wider context, primarily because the Ritz is almost a 'one-off.'.


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