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put British & World English

Move to or place in a particular position

put English Thesaurus

she put the parcel on a chest in the hall

put New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

place in a particular position;

get someone's back up British & World English

Make someone annoyed or angry

turn back the clock British & World English

Return to the past or to a previous way of doing things

have someone/thing down as British & World English

Judge someone or something to be (a particular type)

hold a gun to someone's head British & World English

Force someone to do something by using threats

have one's heart in British & World English

Be (or become) keenly involved in or committed to (an enterprise)

put in put British & World English

Move to or place in a particular position

set one's seal to British & World English

Mark with one’s distinctive character

set store by British & World English

Consider to be of a particular degree of importance or value

put-put British & World English

Another term for putter.

put in British & World English

Interrupt in a conversation or discussion

put-in British & World English

An act or the right of putting the ball into a scrum

put up British & World English

Stay temporarily in accommodation other than one’s own home

put-up British & World English

Arranged beforehand in order to deceive someone

put-on British & World English

A deception; a hoax

put out British & World English

Agree to have sexual intercourse with someone

put-off British & World English

An evasive reply

put foot British & World English

Hurry up; make a prompt start

put about British & World English

(Of a ship) turn on the opposite tack

put-down British & World English

A remark intended to humiliate or criticize someone

shot-put British & World English

An athletic contest in which a very heavy round ball is thrown as far as possible

stay put British & World English

Remain somewhere without moving or being moved

put-down English Thesaurus

he was still smarting from the put-down

put-down New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(hyphen, two words as verb)

put option British & World English

An option to sell assets at an agreed price on or before a particular date

put-you-up British & World English

A sofa or settee that can be converted into a bed

put to sea British & World English

Leave land on a voyage

be hard put British & World English

Find it very difficult

put paid to British & World English

Stop abruptly; destroy

put it about British & World English

Be sexually promiscuous

put it there British & World English

Used to indicate that the speaker wishes to shake hands with someone in agreement or congratulation

be put upon British & World English

Be taken advantage of through having one’s good nature exploited

put up with British & World English

Tolerate; endure

put-and-take British & World English

Denoting a system whereby waters are stocked with fish for anglers to catch

put to rout British & World English

Put to flight; defeat utterly

put spurs to British & World English

Use one’s spurs to urge on (a horse)

put stock in British & World English

Have a specified amount of belief or faith in


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