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put off

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of put off

  1. 1 to assign to a later time <never put off until tomorrow what you can do today> Synonyms defer, delay, hold off (on), hold over, hold up, lay over, postpone, put over, remit, shelveRelated Words suspend; hesitate, pause, stay; detain, retard, slow; extend, lengthen, prolong, protract, stretch (out); waitNear Antonyms act, deal (with), decide (upon), do, work (on)

  2. 2 to rid oneself of (a garment) <put off your coat and stay awhile> Synonyms doff, douse, peel (off), remove, shrug off, take offRelated Words husk, shed; kick (off); disrobe, strip, undressNear Antonyms wear; apparel, array, attire, bedeck, clothe, dress, garb, rig, robe, suitAntonyms don, put on, slip (into), throw (on)

  3. 3 to cause to feel disgust <she was put off by his blatantly sexist attitude> Synonyms gross out, nauseate, disgust, repel, repulse, revolt, sicken, turn offRelated Words displease, distress; appall (also appal), disquiet, horrify; affront, insult, offend, outrage, shockNear Antonyms allure, attract, beguile, bewitch, captivate, charm, disarm, draw, enchant, entice, fascinate, lure, pull, seduce, tempt; delight, gratify, please, rejoice, tickle; enrapture, enthrall (or enthral), entrance; appeal (to), interest, intrigue




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