pro·cras·ti·nate /prəˈkræstəˌnet, pro-/
Pro·cras·ti·nate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Procrastinated p. pr. & vb. n. Procrastinating.] To put off till to-morrow, or from day to day; to defer; to postpone; to delay; as, to procrastinate repentance.
Hopeless and helpless Aegeon wend,
But to procrastinate his lifeless end. --Shak.
Syn: -- To postpone; adjourn; defer; delay; retard; protract; prolong.
Pro·cras·ti·nate, v. i. To delay; to be dilatory.
I procrastinate more than I did twenty years ago. --Swift.
v 1: postpone doing what one should be doing; "He did not want to
write the letter and procrastinated for days" [syn: stall,
drag one's feet, drag one's heels, shillyshally,
2: postpone or delay needlessly; "He procrastinated the matter
until it was almost too late"