Definition of put up in English:

put up

1Offer or show (a particular degree of resistance, effort, or skill) in a fight or competitive situation: he put up a brave fight
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  • He's going to resist and resent and put a fight up.
  • I would be surprised if much resistance is put up.
  • We will back whatever resistance is put up by the administration.
2Stay temporarily in lodgings other than one’s own home: we put up at a hotel in the city center
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  • We put up in a hotel full of flies.
  • You cruise through Pensacola and put up in a motel in Marianna
  • We put up in a little hotel, three or four of us in a bed, four or five of us on the floor.
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