put off
Verb

put off

  1. (transitive) To procrastinate.
    Don't put off your homework to the last minute.
    Don't put your homework off to the last minute.
    Don't put it off to the last minute.
    Don't put it off.
  2. (transitive) To delay (a task, event, etc.).
    The storm put off the game by a week.
    The storm put the game off by a week.
    I'm too busy to see Mr Smith today. I'll have to put him off.
  3. (transitive) To distract; to disturb the concentration of.
    Please be quiet. I'm trying to concentrate and you're putting me off.
  4. (transitive) To cause to dislike; to discourage (from doing).
    Almost drowning put him off swimming.
  5. (transitive, archaic) To take off (something worn).
    to put off a mask
Translations Translations Adjective

put off

  1. offended, repulsed
    The guest was quite put off by an odor.
  2. daunted or fazed
    All but the most dedicated were put off by the huge task.



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