Procrastinate is defined as to put something off to do at a later time.(verb)
An example of procrastinate is having two weeks to work on a paper and waiting until the night before it's due to work on it.
See procrastinate in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < L procrastinatus, pp. of procastinare < pro-, forward (see pro-) + crastinus, belonging to the morrow < cras, tomorrow
See procrastinate in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb pro·cras·ti·nat·ed, pro·cras·ti·nat·ing, pro·cras·ti·nates verb, intransitive
Origin: Latin prōcrāstināre, prōcrāstināt-
Origin: : prō-, forward; see pro-1
Origin: + crāstinus, of tomorrow (from crās, tomorrow).
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