Pro*cras"ti*nate (?) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Procrastinated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Procrastinating.] [L. procrastinatus, p. p. of procrastinare to procrastinate; pro forward + crastinus of to-morrow, fr. cras to-morrow.]

To put off till to-morrow, or from day to day; to defer; to postpone; to delay; as, to procrastinate repentance.

Dr. H. More.

Hopeless and helpless Aegeon wend, But to procrastinate his lifeless end. Shak.

Syn. -- To postpone; adjourn; defer; delay; retard; protract; prolong.


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Pro*cras"ti*nate, v. i.

To delay; to be dilatory.

I procrastinate more than I did twenty years ago. Swift.


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