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put off

synonym (synonym of put off)

antonym (antonym of put off)

hypernym (put off IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues) (verb.communication)
    stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something (verb.communication)
     
  • cause to feel embarrassment (verb.emotion)
    cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious (verb.emotion)
     
  • cause to feel intense dislike or distaste (verb.emotion)
    be repellent to; cause aversion in (verb.emotion)
     
  • hold back to a later time (verb.stative)
    act later than planned, scheduled, or required (verb.stative)
     
  • take away the enthusiasm of (verb.emotion)
    deprive of courage or hope; take away hope from; cause to feel discouraged (verb.emotion)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF put off relation)

  • avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues) (verb.communication)
    dodge, avoid answering, or take for granted (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    evade the truth of a point or question by raising irrelevant objections (verb.communication)
     
  • cause to feel embarrassment (verb.emotion)
    cause to be nervous or upset (verb.emotion)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    make confused or perplexed or puzzled (verb.emotion)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    draw someone's attention away from something (verb.emotion)
     
  • hold back to a later time (verb.stative)
    stop or postpone because of adverse conditions, such as bad weather (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    stop dealing with (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    render temporarily ineffective (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    put a convicted person on probation by suspending his sentence (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    postpone the punishment of a convicted criminal, such as an execution (verb.stative)
     

entail (entailment relations of put off)

  • (verb.communication)
    assign a new time and place for an event (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.social)
    postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled (verb.social)
     

verb group (put off is verb group of ....)

derivation (.... is derived from put off)

  • avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues) (verb.communication)
    deliberately avoiding; keeping away from or preventing from happening (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of evading by going around (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    an intentionally noncommittal or ambiguous statement (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a shifty deceptive person (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a respondent who avoids giving a clear direct answer (noun.person)
     
  • cause to feel embarrassment (verb.emotion)
    a feeling of embarrassment that leaves you confused (noun.feeling)
     
  • (noun.feeling)
    anxious embarrassment (noun.feeling)
     
  • cause to feel intense dislike or distaste (verb.emotion)
    something causing antagonism or loss of interest (noun.cognition)
     
  • hold back to a later time (verb.stative)
    act of putting off to a future time (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    discontinuation of the meeting (of a legislative body) without dissolving it (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a pretext for delay or inaction (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who postpones work (especially out of laziness or habitual carelessness) (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a worker who puts things (as books) on shelves (noun.person)
     
  • take away the enthusiasm of (verb.emotion)
    a communication that leaves you disheartened or daunted (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.feeling)
    the feeling of despair in the face of obstacles (noun.feeling)
     
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