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Synonyms for put off
put off

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. postpone, prorogue, hold over, put over, table, shelve, set back, defer, remit, put offverb

    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 offverb

    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 offverb

    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 offverb

    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, sidestepverb

    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. Renzo Rosso:

    Thanks to these social media tools, brands get a lot of publicity... But I think such methods can put off the young generation, who realize what is going on.

  2. Neil Atkinson:

    OPEC is quite likely to do what it has often done in the past: put off taking a decision which involves changing the current system until things become clearer, there's a lot of uncertainties out there, not least the U.S. shale outlook, strength in demand, the overall economic outlook, all the rest of it, that more likely than not they will leave it in place and meet again in March.

  3. Araya Lakew:

    But they are put off by the regulations.

  4. J. A. Spender:

    'Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.' Under the influence of this pestilent morality, I am forever letting tomorrow's work slop backwards into today's, and doing painfully and nervously today what I could do quickly and easily tomorrow.

  5. Rishi Sunak:

    What I don't want to do is put off the investment that's required to exploit those resources, but what I would say is that if we don't see that type of investment coming forward and if the companies are not going to make those investments in our country and in our energy security, of course that's something I would look at. Nothing is ever off the table in these things.


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