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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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