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Definitions for (verb) put off

Main entry: hedge, circumvent, parry, put off, sidestep, skirt, dodge, duck, evade, fudge, elude Definition: avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues) Usage: He dodged the issue; she skirted the problem; They tend to evade their responsibilities; he evaded the questions skillfully

Main entry: flurry, put off, disconcert, confuse Definition: cause to feel embarrassment Usage: The constant attention of the young man confused her

Main entry: put off, turn off Definition: cause to feel intense dislike or distaste

Main entry: dishearten, put off Definition: take away the enthusiasm of

Main entry: remit, postpone, prorogue, put off, put over, set back, shelve, defer, table, hold over Definition: hold back to a later time Usage: let's postpone the exam