Police officers put the man off the train after he began threatening other passengers.
It was after five o'clock, with more than four hours until dark, but the plan was too tempting to put off.
These words appear in red, and are graded with stars.I/you/we/they put off he/she/it puts off present participle putting off past tense put off past participle put off, contribute to our Open Dictionary 1 to make someone not want to do something, or to make someone not like someone or something put someone off someone/something.Has Helen said anything to you about me recently?Synonyms and related words 3 to change the time or date of something so that it happens later than originally planned, especially because of a problem put off doing something : Ill put off going to Scotland until youre well enough to look after yourself.I had to put off the plumber again.So you wouldn't put me off or make a fuss.I tried to warn you, but you only put me off.I didn't want to put you off.One-star words are frequent, two-star words are more frequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.Clive Barker coldheart canyon (2001).If you put off getting car insurance, you could wind up in jail if you get in an accident.Mooney, but I'll have to put you off for most.Synonyms and related words See also main entry: put.She's a lawyer, but don't let that put you off.See also: off, put put one off.We must also realize that things cannot any longer be put off for later consideration.Now I'll be up all night writing.Except we decided to put off buying the house - until after the baby's born.You've put me off my fried lobster.We realize that we can no longer put off economic restructuring if we are to get back muy muy putas on track quickly.

Synonyms and related words 5 to prevent someone from concentrating on something so that they have difficulty doing it Synonyms and related words.