put off
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put off
[verb]
Synonyms:
- postpone, defer, delay, hold over, put on the back burner (informal), take a rain check on (U.S. & Canad. informal)
- disconcert, confuse, discomfit, dismay, faze, nonplus, perturb, throw (informal), unsettle
- discourage, dishearten, dissuade
Antonyms: put on
Related Idioms: drag one's feet, lay on the table, let the matter stand
English Thesaurus: delay, postpone, put off, hold off, defer, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

put somebody/something off phrasal verb (see also put)

1. put something ↔ off to delay doing something or to arrange to do something at a later time or date, especially because there is a problem or you do not want to do it now Synonym : delay, procrastinate:
The match has been put off until tomorrow because of bad weather.
put off doing something
I put off going to the doctor but I wish I hadn’t.

2. put somebody ↔ off British English to make you dislike something or not want to do something:
Don’t let the restaurant’s decor put you off – the food is really good.
put somebody off (doing) something
Don’t let your failures put you off trying harder.

3. put somebody off to make someone wait because you do not want to meet them, pay them etc until later Synonym : stall:
When he calls, put him off as long as you can.

4. put somebody off (something) British English to make it difficult for someone to pay attention to what they are doing by talking, making a noise, moving etc:
It puts me off when you watch me all the time.

5. put somebody off (something) British English to let someone leave a vehicle at a particular place:
I’ll put you off at the supermarket.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

put off
1. •put (someone) off
to make someone feel uneasy, to avoid responding to someone
He put me off with his complaints about our company.

2.put off (someone or something)
to cause a bad feeling for someone, to repel someone
He put off the other members of the class by complaining all of the time.

3.put off (something)
to postpone/delay something
They put off the game because of the rain.

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

put off something
1.put off (something)
to postpone/delay something
They put off the game because of the rain.

2.put off (someone or something)
to cause a bad feeling for someone, to repel someone
He put off the other members of the class by complaining all of the time.

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

put off
v.
1. informal To cause confusion in; embarrass; displease.
I was rather put off by the shamelessness of his proposal.
The man's slovenliness put me off.
2. To wait and have (something) at a later time; postpone.
They put off the picnic because of the rain.
3. To make (someone) wait; turn aside.
When he asked her to name a day for their wedding, she put him off.
When the bill collector called, Mrs. Smith managed to put him off.
4. To draw away the attention; turn aside; distract.
Little Jeannie began to tell the guests some family secrets, but Father was able to put her off.
5. To move out to sea; leave shore.
They put off in small boats to meet the coming ship.
Synonym: PUT OUT.

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary


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