Synonyms of procrastinate in English:


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1‘fear of failure is often the reason why people procrastinate’

delay, put off doing something, postpone action, defer action, be dilatory, use delaying tactics, stall, temporize, play for time, play a waiting game, dally, drag one's feet, drag one's heels, take one's time
hesitate, vacillate, dither, be indecisive, be undecided, waver
British haver, hum and haw
Scottish swither
informal dilly-dally, shilly-shally
US informal kick the can down the road