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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

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