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put

Pronunciation: /pʊt/

Translation of put in Arabic:

transitive verb/فعل متعد (present participle/اسم الفاعل -tt-) (past tense/زمن الماضي, past participle/اسم المفعول put)

  • 1 (to place) وَضَعَ (stem vowel = a) (I) [the shopping] [letters] [one's hand] I put sugar in his tea by mistake وَضَعْتُ سُكَّراً في كوبِ الشايِ الخاصِّ بِهِ بِالخَطَأِ put the boxes on the shelf, please ضَع الصَناديقَ على الرَفِّ من فَضْلِكَ I put my hand in my pocket وَضَعْتُ يَدي في جَيْبي to put a satellite into space وَضَعَ قَمَراً صِناعيًّا في الفَضاءِ
  • 2 (to push) to put sth through the window/letterbox أَدْخَلَ شَيْئاً من النافِذةِ \ صُنْدوقِ الرَسائِلِ to put one's head through the window أَخْرَجَ رَأْسَهُ من النافِذةِ
  • 3 (in procedures) to put the car/camera through some tests أَجْرى بَعْضَ الاخْتِباراتِ على السَيّارةِ \ الكاميرا to put sb through college/university دَفَعَ مَصاريفَ كُلّيّةٍ \ جامِعةٍ لِشَخْصٍ after all you've put me through بعد كُلِّ ما عانَيْتُ مِنْهُ بِسَبَبِكَ to put sb in a difficult position وَضَعَ شَخْصاً في مَوْقِفٍ صَعْبٍ to put sb to work جَعَلَ شَخْصاً يَعْمَلُ to put sb to death أَعْدَمَ شَخْصاً to put sb's life at risk عَرَّضَ حَياةَ شَخْصٍ للخَطَرِ
  • 4 (to devote, invest) to put money/energy into sth بَذَلَ مالاً \ جُهْداً في شَيْءٍ we all put a lot into the project بَذَلْنا جَميعاً الكَثيرَ في المَشْروعِ
  • 5 (to add) put this money towards some new clothes ادَّخِرْ هذا المالَ من أَجْلِ شِراءِ مَلابِسَ جَديدةٍ to put tax/duty on sth فَرَضَ ضَريبةً \ رَسْماً على شَيْءٍ
  • 6 (to express) he put it very well/badly عَبَّرَ عَنْهُ بِشَكْلٍ جَيِّدٍ \ سَيِّئٍ let me put it another way دَعْني أَشْرَحُهُ بِطَريقةٍ أُخْرى to put it bluntly بِصَراحةٍ, بِدونِ مُجامَلةٍ that was very well put أَحْسَنْتَ القَوْلَ it is difficult to put that in Arabic يَصْعَبُ قَوْلُ ذلك باللُغةِ العَرَبيةِ to put sth in writing كَتَبَ شَيْئاً to put one's feelings into words عَبَّرَ عن مَشاعِرِهِ كِتابةً
  • 7 (to offer for consideration) طَرَحَ (stem vowel = a) (I) [an argument] [a point of view] [proposal] to put sth to the committee طَرَحَ شَيْئاً على اللَجْنةِ to put the proposal to the vote طَرَحَ الاقْتِراحَ للتَصْويتِ
  • 8 (to rank) to put an artist/a player at the top of the rankings صَنَّفَ فَنّاناً \ لاعِباً في أَعْلى مَرْتَبةٍ to put safety first وَضَعَ السَلامةَ أَوَّلاً
  • 9 (to ascribe, estimate) to put the value at £500 قَدَّرَ الثَمَنَ بِ£500 I put his age at about 40 أَظُنُّ أنّ عُمْرَهُ 40 عاماً تَقْريباً
  • 10 [sport/الرياضة] to put the shot رَمى الجُلّةَ

reflexive verb/فعل انعكاسي

  • (present participle/اسم الفاعل -tt-)
    (past tense/زمن الماضي, past participle/اسم المفعول put)
    to put oneself in a strong/difficult position وَضَعَ نَفْسَهُ في وَضْعٍ قَويٍّ \ صَعْبٍ to put oneself in sb's place or position وَضَعَ نَفْسَهُ في مَكانِ شَخْصٍ

Idioms

I wouldn't put it past him/you!

[informal/غير رسمي], لا أَسْتَبْعِدُ ذلك عَنْهُ \ عَنْكَ!

to put one over or across on sb

[informal/غير رسمي], خَدَعَ شَخْصاً

Phrasal verbs

put about

put [sth] aboutput about [sth] (to spread) نَشَرَ [شَيْئاً] [gossip] [a rumour] [story] they put it about that he was dead رَوَّجوا شائِعةً بِأَنَّهُ تُوُفِّيَ

put across

put across [sth]put [sth] across عَبَّرَ عن [شَيْءٍ] [an idea] [a message] [concept]

put aside

put aside [sth]put [sth] aside (to place on one side) وَضَعَ [شَيْئاً] جانِباً [a book] [gun] 1.1 (to set aside) نَحّى [شَيْئاً] جانِباً [one's differences] [mistrust] 1.2 (to save) ادَّخَرَ [شَيْئاً] [money] [food]

put away

put away [sth]put [sth] away (to tidy away) أَعادَ [شَيْئاً] إلى مَكانِهِ [toys] [the dishes] 1.1 (to save) ادَّخَرَ [شَيْئاً] [money] [supplies] 1.2 [informal/غير رسمي], (to consume) اسْتَهْلَكَ [شَيْئاً] [food] [drink]
put [sb] awayput away [sb] [informal/غير رسمي] (in a psychiatric hospital) أَوْدَعَ \ حَجَزَ [شَخْصاً] [a patient] 1.1 (in prison) سَجَنَ \ حَبَسَ [شَخْصاً] [a murderer] [burglar]

put back

put back [sth]put [sth] back (to return, restore) أَعادَ [شَيْئاً] [an ornament] [a painting] [necklace] to put sth back where it belongs أَعادَ شَيْئاً لِمَكانِهِ 1.1 (to postpone) أَخَّرَ \ أَجَّلَ [شَيْئاً] [a meeting] [one's departure] we put back the date of the launch أَجَّلْنا مَوْعِدَ الإطْلاقِ 1.2 أَخَّرَ [شَيْئاً] [a clock] [watch] 1.3 (to delay) أَخَّرَ [شَيْئاً] [a project] [delivery] 1.4 [informal/غير رسمي], (to knock back) احْتَسى [شَيْئاً] [one's drink] [a bottle]

put by

put [sth] byput by [sth] (British English/الإنكليزية البريطانية) ادَّخَرَ [شَيْئاً] [money] [food]

put down

(to land) [pilots] [aircraft] هَبَطَ (I) (stem vowel = i or u)
put [sth] downput down [sth] (to deposit) وَضَعَ [شَيْئاً] (على الأَرْضِ) [a bag] [the shopping] 1.1 (as bait) وَضَعَ [شَيْئاً] [rat poison] 1.2 (to suppress) قَمَعَ [شَيْئاً] [dissent] [an uprising] 1.3 (to write down) دَوَّنَ \ كَتَبَ [شَيْئاً] [a date] [detail] [name] 1.4 (to attribute) to put sth down to incompetence/human error اعْتَبَرَ أنّ شَيْئاً نَتيجةُ عَدَمِ الكَفاءةِ \ خَطَأٍ بَشَريٍّ I put her success down to the fact that she works hard أَعْتَبِرُ أنّ نَجاحَها نَتيجةٌ لِجُهْدِها في العَمَلِ 1.5 (to kill) أَجْهَزَ على [شَيْءٍ] [a horse] [cat] 1.6 (as surety) دَفَعَ [شَيْئاً] [a deposit] I put £50 down on the bike دَفَعْتُ £50 عُرْبوناً على الدَرّاجةِ 1.7 (to mature) خَزَّنَ [شَيْئاً] لِيَنْضَجَ [wine] [cheese] 1.8 (for debate) طَرَحَ [شَيْئاً] [a motion]
put [sb] downput down [sb] [informal/غير رسمي], (to humiliate) أَهانَ [شَخْصاً] [a rival] [classmate] [co-worker] 1.1 (into a lower class) نَزَّلَ [شَخْصاً] دَرَجةً [a pupil] 1.2 (into a lower league) نَزَّلَ [شَخْصاً] إلى مَرْتَبةٍ أَقَلَّ [a team] 1.3 (to classify, take into account) to put sb down as sth اعْتَبَرَ شَخْصاً شَيْئاً [a possibility] [candidate] [fool] to put sb down for a school/club وَضَعَ شَخْصاً على قائِمةِ انْتِظارِ مَدْرَسةٍ \ نادٍ to put sb down for three tickets عَمِلَ حِسابَ ثَلاثِ تَذاكِرَ لِشَخْصٍ 1.4 (to drop off) أَنْزَلَ [شَخْصاً] [a passenger]

put forward

put forward [sth]put [sth] forward (to propose) قَدَّمَ \ طَرَحَ [شَيْئاً] [an idea] [a plan] [suggestion] 1.1 (to hold earlier) قَدَّمَ ميعادَ [شَيْءٍ] [a meeting] 1.2 قَدَّمَ [شَيْئاً] [a watch] [clock]
put [sb] forwardput forward [sb] رَشَّحَ [شَخْصاً] to put oneself forward as a candidate قَدَّمَ نَفْسَهُ كَمُرَشَّحٍ

put in

[ships] رَسا (I) (stem vowel = u) 1.1 (to apply) to put in for sth قَدَّمَ طَلَباً للحُصولِ على شَيْءٍ [a job] [promotion] [subsidy]
put in [sth]put [sth] in (to fit, install) رَكَّبَ [شَيْئاً] [a shower] [kitchen] I forgot to put my contact lenses in نَسيتُ أن أَضَعَ عَدَساتي اللاصِقةَ 1.1 (to submit) قَدَّمَ [شَيْئاً] [a request] [claim] [an offer] to put in an application for a visa/job قَدَّمَ طَلَباً للحُصولِ على تَأْشيرةٍ \ وَظيفةٍ 1.2 (to dedicate) خَصَّصَ \ كَرَّسَ [شَيْئاً] [time] [hours] [work] to put in a lot of time doing sth قَضى وَقْتاً كَبيراً في عَمَلِ شَيْءٍ to put in a good day's work قَضى يَوْماً طَويلاً في العَمَلِ to put in $500 ساهَمَ \ تَبَرَّعَ ب $500 1.3 (to interject) أَضافَ [شَيْئاً]
put [sb] in for sth سَجَّلَ اسْمَ [شَخْصٍ] في شَيْءٍ [a competition] [an exam]; رَشَّحَ [شَخْصاً] لِشَيْءٍ [an award]

put off

put off [sth]put [sth] off (to delay) أَجَّلَ [شَيْئاً] [a wedding] [meeting]
put off [sb]put [sb] off (to delay a meeting with) أَجَّلَ \ أَلْغى مَوْعِداً مع [شَخْصٍ] [a friend] [visitor] [colleague] 1.1 (to repel) [appearance] [smell] [manner] أَثارَ اشْمِئْزازَ [شَخْصٍ] 1.2 (to distract) شَتَّتَ انْتِباهَ [شَخْصٍ] [a player] [student] 1.3 (to drop off) أَنْزَلَ [شَخْصاً] [a passenger]

put on

put on [sth]put [sth] on لَبِسَ \ ارْتَدى [شَيْئاً] [one's shirt] [shoes] [hat]; وَضَعَ [شَيْئاً] [cream] [lipstick] 1.1 (to switch on, operate) فَتَحَ [شَيْئاً] [the light]; شَغَّلَ [شَيْئاً] [washing machine] [music] to put the kettle on شَغَّلَ الغَلّايةَ 1.2 (to gain) زادَ [شَيْئاً] [weight] [a kilo] 1.3 (to add) فَرَضَ [شَيْئاً] [extra duty] [tax] 1.4 (to produce) قَدَّمَ [شَيْئاً] [a play] [an exhibition] 1.5 (to assume, adopt) اصْطَنَعَ [شَيْئاً], تَظاهَرَ [بِشَيْءٍ] [an air] [accent] [expression] he's putting it on هو يَتَظاهَرُ 1.6 (to lay on, offer) وَفَّرَ [شَيْئاً] [an extra train] [a bus service]; قَدَّمَ [شَيْئاً] [a meal] [dish] 1.7 (to put forward) قَدَّمَ [شَيْئاً] [a clock] [watch] 1.8 (to bet) راهَنَ على [شَيْءٍ] [a bet] [an amount]
put [sb] on [telecommunications/الاتصالات] أَعْطى سَمّاعةَ الهاتِفِ [لِشَخْصٍ] I'll put him on سَأَعْطي لَهُ السَمّاعةَ 1.1 (to recommend) to put sb on to a supplier/a good offer دَلَّ شَخْصاً على مُوَرِّدٍ \ عَرْضٍ جَيِّدٍ 1.2 (to put on the trail of) to put sb on to the thief/killer بَلَّغَ شَخْصاً بِمَكانِ اللِصِّ \ القاتِلِ

put out

[nautical/الملاحة] to put out to sea/from port أَبْحَرَ في البَحْرِ \ من الميناءِ
put out [sth]put [sth] out (to extend) مَدَّ [شَيْئاً] [one's hand] [arm] [leg] 1.1 (to extinguish) أَطْفَأَ [شَيْئاً] [a fire] [cigarette] [the light] 1.2 (to take outside) أَخْرَجَ [شَيْئاً] [garbage] [the cat] 1.3 (to issue) أَصْدَرَ [شَيْئاً] [a description] [warning] [communiqué] 1.4 (to put on display) وَضَعَ [شَيْئاً] [food] [bottles of water] [towels] 1.5 (to sprout) نَبَتَ مِنْهُ [شَيْءٌ] [a shoot] [buds] [roots] 1.6 (to cause to be wrong) أَدّى إلى الخَطَأِ [في شَيْءٍ] [a figure] [an estimate] 1.7 (to dislocate) خَلَعَ [شَيْئاً] [one's shoulder] [ankle] [hip] 1.8 (to subcontract) تَعاقَدَ على [شَيْءٍ] من الباطِنِ [work] to put work out to subcontractors أَعْطى عَمَلاً لِمُقاوِلينَ من الباطِنِ to put a project out to tender طَرَحَ مُناقَصةً لِمَشْروعٍ
put [sb] out (to inconvenience) أَزْعَجَ [شَخْصاً] to put oneself out for sb جاءَ على نَفْسِهِ من أَجْلِ شَخْصٍ 1.1to be put out (to be upset) انْزَعَجَ (VII), تَضايَقَ (VI) 1.2 (to evict) طَرَدَ [شَخْصاً] [a tenant] [squatter]

put over

put over [sth]put [sth] over عَبَّرَ عن [شَيْءٍ] [an idea] [a message] [point of view]

put through

put [sth] throughput through [sth] (to implement) نَفَّذَ [شَيْئاً] [an amendment] [a reform] [change] 1.1 (to transfer) حَوَّلَ [شَيْئاً] [a call]
put [sb] through (on the phone) وَصَّلَ [شَخْصاً] [a caller]

put together

put [sb/sth] togetherput together [sb/sth] (to assemble) جَمَّعَ [شَيْئاً] [parts] [components]; رَكَّبَ [شَيْئاً] [furniture] [a desk] [machine] to put sth together again, to put sth back together أَعادَ تَجْميعَ شَيْءٍ 1.1 (to place together) جَمَّعَ [شَيْئاً] [animals] [objects] [people] to be better/smarter than all the rest put together كانَ أَفَضَلَ \ أَذْكى من الجَميعِ مُجْتَمِعينَ 1.2 (to form) شَكَّلَ [شَيْئاً] [a coalition] [team] [an orchestra] 1.3 (to edit, make) عَمِلَ [شَيْئاً] [a file] [list] [film]; جَمَعَ [شَيْئاً] [an anthology] 1.4 (to concoct) أَعَدَّ [شَيْئاً] [a meal] 1.5 (to present) قَدَّمَ [شَيْئاً] [a case] [an argument] 1.6to put one's hands together for sb (to applaud) صَفَّقَ لِشَخْصٍ

put up

(to stay) to put up in a hotel/at sb's house أَقامَ في فُنْدُقٍ \ مَنْزِلِ شَخْصٍ
put [sth] upput up [sth] (to raise) رَفَعَ [شَيْئاً] [a flag] [sail] put your hands up! ارْفَعْ يَدَيْكَ! 1.1 (to display) عَلَّقَ [شَيْئاً] [a sign] [list] [decorations] 1.2 (to build, erect) نَصَبَ [شَيْئاً] [a fence] [barrier] [tent]; أَنْشَأَ \ بَنى [شَيْئاً] [a building] [memorial] 1.3 (to increase, raise) رَفَعَ [شَيْئاً] [the rent] [price] [tax] 1.4 (to provide) أَقْرَضَ [شَيْئاً] [the money] [an amount] 1.5 (to offer) أَبْدى [شَيْئاً] [resistance]; شَنَّ [شَيْئاً] [a fight] to put up a struggle كافَحَ (III) the team put up a good performance أَدّى الفَريقُ أَداءً جَيِّداً 1.6 (to put in orbit) وَضَعَ [شَيْئاً] (في مَدارٍ) [a satellite]
put [sb] upput up [sb] (to lodge) اسْتَضافَ [شَخْصاً] [a visitor] [guest] 1.1 (as a candidate) رَشَّحَ [شَخْصاً] [a candidate] to put sb up for sth رَشَّحَ شَخْصاً لِشَيْءٍ [chairman] [promotion] 1.2 (to a higher class) صَعَّدَ [شَخْصاً] [a pupil] 1.3 (to a higher league) صَعَّدَ [شَخْصاً] [a team] 1.4 (to incite)to put sb up to sth/to doing sth حَرَّضَ شَخْصاً على شَيْءٍ \ فِعْلِ شَيْءٍ

put up with

put up with [sb/sth] (to tolerate) تَحَمَّلَ [شَخْصاً \ شَيْئاً]

put upon

put upon [sb] اسْتَغَلَّ [شَخْصاً] [a relative] [colleague]

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