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Definitions of put

  1.   arrange thoughts ideas temporal events etc arrange my schedule set up one's life I put these memories with those of bygone times
  2.   put something on or into abstractly assign She put much emphasis on her the last statement He put all his efforts into this job The teacher put an interesting twist to the interpretation of the story
  3.   formulate in a particular style or language I wouldn't put it that way She cast her request in very polite language
  4.   make an investment Put money into bonds
  5.   put into a certain place or abstract location Put your things here Set the tray down Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children Place emphasis on a certain point
  6.   the option to sell a given stock or stock index or commodity future at a given price before a given date
  7.   estimate We put the time of arrival at 8 P M
  8.   adapt put these words to music
  9.   cause someone to undergo something He put her to the torture
  10.   attribute or give She put too much emphasis on her the last statement He put all his efforts into this job The teacher put an interesting twist to the interpretation of the story
  11.   cause to be in a certain state cause to be in a certain relation That song put me in awful good humor
  12.   A prostitute
  13.   A pit
  14.   3d pers sing pres of Put contracted from putteth
  15.   A rustic a clown an awkward or uncouth person
  16.   of Put
  17.   To move in any direction to impel to thrust to push nearly obsolete except with adverbs as with by to put by to thrust aside to divert or with forth to put forth to thrust out
  18.   To bring to a position or place to place to lay to set figuratively to cause to be or exist in a specified relation condition or the like to bring to a stated mental or moral condition as to put one in fear to put a theory in practice to put an enemy to fight
  19.   To attach or attribute to assign as to put a wrong construction on an act or expression
  20.   To lay down to give up to surrender
  21.   To set before one for judgment acceptance or rejection to bring to the attention to offer to state to express figuratively to assume to suppose formerly sometimes followed by that introducing a proposition as to put a question to put a case
  22.   To incite to entice to urge to constrain to oblige
  23.   To throw or cast with a pushing motion overhand the hand being raised from the shoulder a practice in athletics as to put the shot or weight
  24.   To convey coal in the mine as from the working to the tramway
  25.   To go or move as when the air first puts up
  26.   To steer to direct one's course to go
  27.   To play a card or a hand in the game called put
  28.   The act of putting an action a movement a thrust a push as the put of a ball
  29.   A certain game at cards
  30.   A privilege which one party buys of another to put deliver to him a certain amount of stock grain etc at a certain price and date
  31.   To place to lay as to put a book on the table to cause to be in any state or condition as to put to shame to put to flight state propose as to put a question apply as to put one's mind on one's work lay or deposit as to put money in a bank throw in state in words as to put one's thought into writing shoot out or send forth
  32.   A push throw thrust
  33.   Put
  34.   Putting
  35.   To push or thrust to drive into action to throw suddenly as a word to set lay or deposit to bring into any state to offer to propose to apply to oblige to incite to add
  36.   To place to turn pr p putting poot' pa t and pa p put
  37.   A rustic a clown
  38.   To move steer
  39.   To place set lay propose
  40.   To set lay place express render commit apply urge
  41.   To direct one's course steer move
  42.   An action of distress a game at cards a strumpet
  43.   To set lay or place to bring to to apply to throw in to oblige to incite to propose as a question to offer to cause To put about to change the course To put by to thrust a side To put down to repress to degrade to silence To put forth to propose or offer to notice to extend to shoot out to exert to publish To put in mind to remind To put off to lay aside to delay To put out to place at interest to make public to disconcert To put up to overlook not to resent
  44.   To steer to shoot to germinate To put forth to shoot to bud To put in to enter a harbour To put on to urge motion To put up to lodge To put up with to overlook
  45.   To lay to place to set to propose as a question to offer to reduce to any state to shoot or germinate
  46.   To put about to turn to change the course as a ship to occasion inconvenience trouble or worry to put away to discard to expel to divorce to put back to hinder to delay to place in the former position or in the proper one to put by to lay aside to put down to deposit to repress to silence to put forth to extend to shoot out or germinate to exert to propose to publish to put forward to advance to promote to put in to insert to place in due form before a court to enter a harbour to put in for to stand as a candidate to put in practice to use to exercise to put off to delay or postpone to lay aside to divest to push from land to leave the shore to put on to invest to assume to impose to hasten motion as to put on steam to put out to eject to shoot or sprout to extinguish to place at interest as money to protrude to stretch forth to publish to disconcert to put over to sail over or across to put the hand to to take hold of to begin to put to to add to refer to put to a stand to stop to arrest by difficulties or obstacles to put together to unite to connect to accumulate into one sum or mass to put to it to press hard to distress to put to rights to arrange as objects in disorder to put to sea to set sail to begin a voyage to put to the sword to kill with the sword to slay to put to trial or on trial to bring to a test to try to place under judicial examination to put trust in to confidence in to put up to offer publicly to store to set in order to put up at to take abode at as at an hotel to put upon to impose to lay upon to put up with to receive patiently to overlook or suffer without resentment to take without dissatisfaction to be put to it to have difficulty a put off an excuse an evasion for delay
  47.   A certain game at cards an action of distress
  48.   In Scot to throw with the hand raised somewhat on a level with the head a heavy stone c in playing a certain outdoor game or in a series of sports

Quotes of put

  1. Democracy is not something you put away for ten years and then in the 11th year you wake up and start practicing again We have to begin to learn to rule ourselves again – Chinua Achebe
  2. As I walk'd by myself I talk'd to myself And myself replied to me And the questions myself then put to myself With their answers I give to thee – Bernard Barton
  3. I am writing something which I find satisfying and which I am prepared to put my name to as a composer – Gavin Bryars
  4. I dressed up as a veterinarian for a Halloween costume party I had the lab coat I got a couple of stuffed animals for patients and put bandages on them – Tracy Chapman
  5. I am thrilled to have been able to put together this new album I listened to everything I had recorded in the 24 years with Elektra and then just took all the ones I am mad about – Judy Collins
  6. Put simply the Bush administration policy in the Middle East is continuing to fail – Jerome Corsi
  7. It is one of the ironies of the ministry that the very man who works in God's name is often hardest put to find time for God The parents of Jesus lost Him at church and they were not the last ones to lose Him there – Vance Havner
  8. I've put in so many enigmas and puzzles that it will keep the professors busy for centuries arguing over what I meant and that's the only way of insuring one's immortality – James Joyce
  9. I think it's the people who have no doubt that every word they put down is gold that probably don't write very well – Dean Koontz
  10. If they tell the police the police will find out she was driving and her career will be put into hell – Nicholas Mosley
  11. Although a lot of pain for a little screen time Shaving legs waxing eyebrows high heels trying to put on a bra losing weight because women's clothes are SO revealing Ladies you have my respect – Lou Diamond Phillips
  12. It doesn't help anybody to put out a bad script – Victoria Pratt
  13. Never let up The more you can win by the more doubts you put in the other players' minds the next time out – Sam Snead
  14. Remember in 1973 the same science chatter said that the coming Ice Age is going to occur we're going to lose millions of people And the politicians knew how to solve it they just didn't have the courage to solve it they were going to put coal dust on the Arctic – Don Young
  15. Some people put down all presidents If you say anything good about any of them they think you're supporting everything they do – Neil Young

Usage examples for put

  1. He rang and put the receiver to his ear Did you put your washin' out today – The Story of a Doctor's Telephone--Told by His Wife by Ellen M. Firebaugh
  2. “ What's put you out – The Disturbing Charm by Berta Ruck
  3. Now said Jonas where shall we put him till I come back – Jonas on a Farm in Winter by Jacob Abbott
  4. You'll have to put up with it – Royal Highness by Thomas Mann
  5. But I don't want to put that on for nothing – Here and Hereafter by Barry Pain
  6. There it's out and you must put up with it – Lady Rose's Daughter by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  7. “ I never heard it put so before said Thorold ” – Daisy by Elizabeth Wetherell
  8. “ There's been nothin' to put it out – The Man from Jericho by Edwin Carlile Litsey
  9. And I want another put in Sue – Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue in the Big Woods by Laura Lee Hope
  10. I'm sure I can put things straight – The Vision of Desire by Margaret Pedler
  11. You may put it out – The Art of Public Speaking by Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein
  12. Nothing put him out – Ovington's Bank by Stanley J. Weyman
  13. Ah who put it up – Tess of the d'Urbervilles A Pure Woman by Thomas Hardy
  14. Then he put her from him – A Dozen Ways Of Love by Lily Dougall
  15. And he put his hand up to his head – Annals of a Quiet Neighbourhood by George MacDonald
  16. She put her head into the room – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett
  17. “ I do not know where it was put – Sight Unseen by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  18. Did you put it back that day Bee – Rosy by Mrs. Molesworth
  19. You would like to put a question – Resurrection by Maude, Louise Shanks
  20. “ Boylan is to help me put it through of course – Red Fleece by Will Levington Comfort

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