Synonyms and Antonyms of procrastinates
to be slow or late about doing something that should be done; to delay doing something until a later time because you do not want to do it, because you are lazy, etc.
- He procrastinated and missed the submission deadline.
- He told her to stop procrastinating and get to work.
filibusters, stalls, temporizes
crawls, creeps, dallies, dawdles, delays, diddles, dillydallies, drags, lags, lingers, loiters, lollygags (also lallygags), mopes, pokes, shilly-shallies, tarries
fiddles (around), fools around, messes around, monkeys (around), plays, potters (around), putters (around), trifles
hangs (around or out), idles, loafs, lolls, lounges
ambles, eases, inches, lumbers, plods, saunters, shuffles, staggers, strolls
decelerates, slows (down or up)
bowls, breezes, darts, humps, hurtles, hustles, scrambles, stampedes
gallops, jogs, runs, sprints, trots
accelerates, quickens, speeds (up)
catches up, fast-forwards, outpaces, outruns, outstrips, overtakes
barrels, bolts, careers, courses, dashes, flies, hastens, hotfoots (it), hurries, races, rips, rockets, runs, rushes, scoots, scuds, scurries, speeds, tears, whirls, whisks, whizzes, zips