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put
British English: /pʊt/
American English: /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 (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 something 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 somebody through college/university

    دَفَعَ مَصاريفَ كُلّيّةٍ \ جامِعةٍ لِشَخْصٍ
    after all you've put me through

    بعد كُلِّ ما عانَيْتُ مِنْهُ بِسَبَبِكَ
    to put somebody in a difficult position

    وَضَعَ شَخْصاً في مَوْقِفٍ صَعْبٍ
    to put somebody to work

    جَعَلَ شَخْصاً يَعْمَلُ
    to put somebody to death

    أَعْدَمَ شَخْصاً
    to put somebody's life at risk

    عَرَّضَ حَياةَ شَخْصٍ للخَطَرِ
  • 4 (to devote, invest) to put money/energy into something

    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 something

    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 something in writing

    كَتَبَ شَيْئاً
    to put one's feelings into words

    عَبَّرَ عن مَشاعِرِهِ كِتابةً
  • 7
    (to offer for consideration)
    طَرَحَ (an argument, a point of view, proposal)
    to put something 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 somebody's place or position

    وَضَعَ نَفْسَهُ في مَكانِ شَخْصٍ

Idioms

I wouldn't put it past him/you!

[informal]
لا أَسْتَبْعِدُ ذلك عَنْهُ \ عَنْكَ!

to put one over or across on somebody

[informal]
خَدَعَ شَخْصاً

Phrasal verbs

put about

put [something] about, put about [something]
(to spread)
نَشَرَ [شَيْئاً] (gossip, a rumour, story)
they put it about that he was dead

رَوَّجوا شائِعةً بِأَنَّهُ تُوُفِّيَ

put across

put across [something], put [something] across

عَبَّرَ عن [شَيْءٍ] (an idea, a message, concept)

put aside

put aside [something], put [something] aside 1
(to place on one side)
وَضَعَ [شَيْئاً] جانِباً (a book, gun)
2
(to set aside)
نَحّى [شَيْئاً] جانِباً (one's differences, mistrust)
3
(to save)
ادَّخَرَ [شَيْئاً] (money, food)

put away

put away [something], put [something] away 1
(to tidy away)
أَعادَ [شَيْئاً] إلى مَكانِهِ (toys, the dishes)
2
(to save)
ادَّخَرَ [شَيْئاً] (money, supplies)
3
[informal] (to consume)
اسْتَهْلَكَ [شَيْئاً] (food, drink)
put [somebody] away, put away [somebody] [informal] 1 (in a psychiatric hospital)

أَوْدَعَ \ حَجَزَ [شَخْصاً] (a patient)
2 (in prison)

سَجَنَ \ حَبَسَ [شَخْصاً] (a murderer, burglar)

put back

put back [something], put [something] back 1
(to return, restore)
أَعادَ [شَيْئاً] (an ornament, a painting, necklace)
to put something back where it belongs

أَعادَ شَيْئاً لِمَكانِهِ
2
(to postpone)
أَخَّرَ \ أَجَّلَ [شَيْئاً] (a meeting, one's departure)
we put back the date of the launch

أَجَّلْنا مَوْعِدَ الإطْلاقِ
3 4
(to delay)
أَخَّرَ [شَيْئاً] (a project, delivery)
5
[informal] (to knock back)
احْتَسى [شَيْئاً] (one's drink, a bottle)

put by

put [something] by, put by [something] (British English/الإنكليزية البريطانية)

put down

(to land) (pilots, aircraft)
هَبَطَ
put [something] down, put down [something] 1 2
(as bait)
وَضَعَ [شَيْئاً] (rat poison)
3
(to suppress)
قَمَعَ [شَيْئاً] (dissent, an uprising)
4
(to write down)
دَوَّنَ \ كَتَبَ [شَيْئاً] (a date, detail, name)
5 (to attribute) to put something 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
6
(to kill)
أَجْهَزَ على [شَيْءٍ] (a horse, cat)
7
(as surety)
دَفَعَ [شَيْئاً] (a deposit)
I put £50 down on the bike

دَفَعْتُ £50 عُرْبوناً على الدَرّاجةِ
8
(to mature)
خَزَّنَ [شَيْئاً] لِيَنْضَجَ (wine, cheese)
9
(for debate)
طَرَحَ [شَيْئاً] (a motion)
put [somebody] down, put down [somebody] 1
[informal] (to humiliate)
أَهانَ [شَخْصاً] (a rival, classmate, co-worker)
2
(into a lower class)
نَزَّلَ [شَخْصاً] دَرَجةً (a pupil)
3
(into a lower league)
نَزَّلَ [شَخْصاً] إلى مَرْتَبةٍ أَقَلَّ (a team)
4 (to classify, take into account) to put somebody down as something

اعْتَبَرَ شَخْصاً شَيْئاً (a possibility, candidate, fool)
to put somebody down for a school/club

وَضَعَ شَخْصاً على قائِمةِ انْتِظارِ مَدْرَسةٍ \ نادٍ
to put somebody down for three tickets

عَمِلَ حِسابَ ثَلاثِ تَذاكِرَ لِشَخْصٍ
5
(to drop off)
أَنْزَلَ [شَخْصاً] (a passenger)

put forward

put forward [something], put [something] forward 1
(to propose)
قَدَّمَ \ طَرَحَ [شَيْئاً] (an idea, a plan, suggestion)
2
(to hold earlier)
قَدَّمَ ميعادَ [شَيْءٍ] (a meeting)
3
put [somebody] forward, put forward [somebody] to put oneself forward as a candidate

قَدَّمَ نَفْسَهُ كَمُرَشَّحٍ

put in

1
(ships)
رَسا
2 (to apply) to put in for something

قَدَّمَ طَلَباً للحُصولِ على شَيْءٍ (a job, promotion, subsidy)
put in [something], put [something] in 1
(to fit, install)
رَكَّبَ [شَيْئاً] (a shower, kitchen)
I forgot to put my contact lenses in

نَسيتُ أن أَضَعَ عَدَساتي اللاصِقةَ
2
(to submit)
قَدَّمَ [شَيْئاً] (a request, claim, an offer)
to put in an application for a visa/job

قَدَّمَ طَلَباً للحُصولِ على تَأْشيرةٍ \ وَظيفةٍ
3
(to dedicate)
خَصَّصَ \ كَرَّسَ [شَيْئاً] (time, hours, work)
to put in a lot of time doing something

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
4 (to interject)
put [somebody] in for something

سَجَّلَ اسْمَ [شَخْصٍ] في شَيْءٍ (a competition, an exam)

رَشَّحَ [شَخْصاً] لِشَيْءٍ (an award)

put off

put off [something], put [something] off
(to delay)
أَجَّلَ [شَيْئاً] (a wedding, meeting)
put off [somebody], put [somebody] off 1
(to delay a meeting with)
أَجَّلَ \ أَلْغى مَوْعِداً مع [شَخْصٍ] (a friend, visitor, colleague)
2
(to repel) (appearance, smell, manner)
أَثارَ اشْمِئْزازَ [شَخْصٍ]
3
(to distract)
شَتَّتَ انْتِباهَ [شَخْصٍ] (a player, student)
4
(to drop off)
أَنْزَلَ [شَخْصاً] (a passenger)

put on

put on [something], put [something] on 1

لَبِسَ \ ارْتَدى [شَيْئاً] (one's shirt, shoes, hat)
2
(to switch on, operate)
فَتَحَ [شَيْئاً] (the light)

شَغَّلَ [شَيْئاً] (washing machine, music)
to put the kettle on

شَغَّلَ الغَلّايةَ
3
(to gain)
زادَ [شَيْئاً] (weight, a kilo)
4
(to add)
فَرَضَ [شَيْئاً] (extra duty, tax)
5
(to produce)
قَدَّمَ [شَيْئاً] (a play, an exhibition)
6
(to assume, adopt)
اصْطَنَعَ [شَيْئاً]
تَظاهَرَ [بِشَيْءٍ] (an air, accent, expression)
he's putting it on

هو يَتَظاهَرُ
7
(to lay on, offer)
وَفَّرَ [شَيْئاً] (an extra train, a bus service)
8
(to put forward)
قَدَّمَ [شَيْئاً] (a clock, watch)
9
(to bet)
راهَنَ على [شَيْءٍ] (a bet, an amount)
put [somebody] on 1 (Telecom)

أَعْطى سَمّاعةَ الهاتِفِ [لِشَخْصٍ]
I'll put him on

سَأَعْطي لَهُ السَمّاعةَ
2 (to recommend) to put somebody on to a supplier/a good offer

دَلَّ شَخْصاً على مُوَرِّدٍ \ عَرْضٍ جَيِّدٍ
3 (to put on the trail of) to put somebody 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 [something], put [something] out 1 (to extend)

مَدَّ [شَيْئاً] (one's hand, arm, leg)
2 (to extinguish)

أَطْفَأَ [شَيْئاً] (a fire, cigarette, the light)
3 (to take outside) 4 (to issue)

أَصْدَرَ [شَيْئاً] (a description, warning, communiqué)
5 (to put on display)

وَضَعَ [شَيْئاً] (food, bottles of water, towels)
6 (to sprout)

نَبَتَ مِنْهُ [شَيْءٌ] (a shoot, buds, roots)
7 (to cause to be wrong)

أَدّى إلى الخَطَأِ [في شَيْءٍ] (a figure, an estimate)
8 (to dislocate)

خَلَعَ [شَيْئاً] (one's shoulder, ankle, hip)
9 (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 [somebody] out 1 (to inconvenience) to put oneself out for somebody

جاءَ على نَفْسِهِ من أَجْلِ شَخْصٍ
2to be put out (to be upset) 3 (to evict)

طَرَدَ [شَخْصاً] (a tenant, squatter)

put over

put over [something], put [something] over

عَبَّرَ عن [شَيْءٍ] (an idea, a message, point of view)

put through

put [something] through, put through [something] 1 (to implement)

نَفَّذَ [شَيْئاً] (an amendment, a reform, change)
2 (to transfer)
put [somebody] through (on the phone)

put together

put [somebody/something] together, put together [somebody/something] 1 (to assemble)

جَمَّعَ [شَيْئاً] (parts, components)

رَكَّبَ [شَيْئاً] (furniture, a desk, machine)
to put something together again, to put something back together

أَعادَ تَجْميعَ شَيْءٍ
2 (to place together)

جَمَّعَ [شَيْئاً] (animals, objects, people)
to be better/smarter than all the rest put together

كانَ أَفَضَلَ \ أَذْكى من الجَميعِ مُجْتَمِعينَ
3 (to form)

شَكَّلَ [شَيْئاً] (a coalition, team, an orchestra)
4 (to edit, make)

عَمِلَ [شَيْئاً] (a file, list, film)
5 (to concoct) 6 (to present)

قَدَّمَ [شَيْئاً] (a case, an argument)
7to put one's hands together for somebody (to applaud)

صَفَّقَ لِشَخْصٍ

put up

(to stay)to put up in a hotel/at somebody's house

أَقامَ في فُنْدُقٍ \ مَنْزِلِ شَخْصٍ
put [something] up, put up [something] 1 (to raise) put your hands up!

ارْفَعْ يَدَيْكَ!
2 (to display)

عَلَّقَ [شَيْئاً] (a sign, list, decorations)
3 (to build, erect)

نَصَبَ [شَيْئاً] (a fence, barrier, tent)

أَنْشَأَ \ بَنى [شَيْئاً] (a building, memorial)
4 (to increase, raise)

رَفَعَ [شَيْئاً] (the rent, price, tax)
5 (to provide)

أَقْرَضَ [شَيْئاً] (the money, an amount)
6 (to offer) to put up a struggle the team put up a good performance

أَدّى الفَريقُ أَداءً جَيِّداً
7 (to put in orbit)
put [somebody] up, put up [somebody] 1 (to lodge) 2 (as a candidate) to put somebody up for something

رَشَّحَ شَخْصاً لِشَيْءٍ (chairman, promotion)
3 (to a higher class) 4 (to a higher league) 5 (to incite)to put somebody up to something/to doing something

حَرَّضَ شَخْصاً على شَيْءٍ \ فِعْلِ شَيْءٍ

put up with

put up with [somebody/something] (to tolerate)

put upon

put upon [somebody]

اسْتَغَلَّ [شَخْصاً] (a relative, colleague)

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