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synonyms for procrastinate

  • dawdle
  • hesitate
  • adjourn
  • cool
  • dally
  • defer
  • drag
  • goldbrick
  • lag
  • linger
  • loiter
  • pause
  • poke
  • postpone
  • prolong
  • protract
  • retard
  • stall
  • stay
  • suspend
  • tarry
  • temporize
  • wait
  • be dilatory
  • drag one's feet
  • give the runaround
  • hang fire
  • hold off
  • let slide
  • play a waiting game
  • play for time
  • shilly-shally
See also synonyms for: procrastinating / procrastination / procrastinator

antonyms for procrastinate

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  • abbreviate
  • advance
  • carry out
  • complete
  • continue
  • do
  • expedite
  • finish
  • forge
  • forward
  • further
  • go
  • hasten
  • help
  • hurry
  • leave
  • persist
  • push
  • rush
  • shorten
  • accelerate
  • go ahead
  • quicken
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He doesn’t procrastinate — he has a 107-page résumé, he said, because he gets things done — but he’s built a career around understanding those who do.
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We’re all guilty of procrastinating on any errand that doesn’t feel urgent, particularly if it involves a process of suboptimal efficiency.
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Kooper procrastinated, as usual, but now also found it harder to focus when deadlines hit.
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Make your own classic sparkly ball or piñataIf you haven’t packed away your Christmas lights yet, here’s another reason to procrastinate.
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If you’ve been procrastinating about nominating your employer for The Post’s 2021 Top Workplaces program, you now have another chance.
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I’m embarrassed thinking back on all the things I’ve done to procrastinate from writing over the years.
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Bibi Raven is a procrastinating writer, builder of relationships and Cheerleader Extraordinaire over at Linkody.
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He therefore began in January to procrastinate, and consequently it was not until February that Francis demanded an advance.
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This last reason displeased old Solomon, for it was an encouragement to the birds to procrastinate.
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WORDS RELATED TO PROCRASTINATE

  • carried on
  • cosseted
  • fool around
  • frivoled
  • frolicked
  • gambolled
  • had a fling
  • led on
  • played around
  • rollicked
  • romped
  • tampered
  • wantoned
  • was insincere with
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