Meaning: If you put something off, you change the time it's meant to happen to a later time or date.Synonym: postpone (formal)
- put sth off If it's too hot to play the final game today, they'll put it off until tomorrow.
- be put off We went to the meeting, but no-one was there. It had been put off until the following day, but no-one had told us!
- put off doing sth We'll have to put off opening the new office because the builders are taking so long to finish it.
put off: meeting, concert, game, event, opening
The concert has been put off