put off

verb

Definition of put off

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1a :  disconcertb :  repel

  3. 2a :  to hold back to a later timeb :  to induce to wait put the bill collector off

  4. 3 :  to rid oneself of :  take off

  5. 4 :  to sell or pass fraudulently

Examples of put off in a Sentence

  1. never put off until tomorrow what you can do today

  2. put off your coat and stay awhile

First Known Use of put off

14th century



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