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To postpone or assign to a later time or date
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“As I had developed a full head cold, we decided to put off our departure for a day.”
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To cause a feeling of disgust or revulsion in
“All the backbiters, all the gossipers, all the people who regard it as their own little club, this only served to put her right off.”
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To distract or cause someone to lose their concentration
“Kosek would eat a hurried dinner and set out for Anna's, determined that today nothing would put him off.”
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To confuse or disturb the composure of
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“Zdjelar got right in the Frenchman's face, talking to him and trying to put him off.”
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To demotivate or remove the enthusiasm of
“This may cause embarrassment for the patron, which might well put him off attending a theatre again for months.”
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To discourage someone from doing something
“She next writes to Reginald trying to put him off from coming to see her in London, but this has the effect of making him come immediately.”
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To avert or prevent the occurrence of
“It's going to help save a life and put off a disaster.”
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To take off (something worn)
“Wherein do you show respect to magistrates, if you do not put off your hat?”
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To delay a situation until one is prepared
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To have thrown into a state of distress marked by confusion
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Stretch the truth
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To stall or put off through evasion
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Fail to keep up with another or others in movement or development
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To extend or make longer
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Make or become lighter in weight, pressure, or severity
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To decide or announce that (a planned event) will not take place
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To cause or inspire boredom in
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To snub and reject an offer or suggestion
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To bring something somewhere (and leave it there)
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To switch off or power down (something)
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To avoid providing a clear answer or statement
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To unload or empty out (from a container)
Adjective
Done later than originally planned
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Having lost confidence or hope
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Adjective
Running behind schedule
Noun
The state of being adjourned, or action of adjourning
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