Synonyms of put something on
put something on
▷ See put
1 donDictionary • She put on her coat and went out.
don • The police donned riot gear.
get dressed in
pour yourself into
doll yourself up in
2 presentDictionary • The band are putting on a UK show before the end of the year.
present • The theatre is presenting a new production of `Hamlet'.
stage • She staged her first play in the late 1970s.
perform • students performing Shakespeare's Macbeth
do • I've always wanted to do a show on his life.
show • What made you decide to show your paintings?
produce • He produced Broadway's longest show.
mount • mounting an exhibition of historical Tiffany jewellery
3 provideDictionary • They are putting on an extra flight to London tomorrow.
provide • I will be happy to provide you with a copy of the report.
supply • an agreement not to supply chemical weapons to these countries
furnish • Many proprietors try to furnish their hotels with antiques.
4 addDictionary • I've put on a stone since I stopped training.
add • He wants to add a huge sports complex to the hotel.
5 switch onDictionary • I put on the light beside the bed.
activate • video cameras that can be activated by computer
6 betDictionary • They put £20 on Matthew scoring the first goal.
bet • I bet on a horse called Premonition.
place • Children place their trust in us.
chance • No sniper would chance a shot from amongst that crowd.
risk • There is a small risk of brain damage.
lay • I wouldn't lay bets on his remaining manager after the spring.
stake • The game was usually played for high stakes between two large groups.
wager • People had wagered a good deal of money on his winning the championship.
7 fakeDictionary • Anything becomes funny if you put on an American accent.
fake • He faked nonchalance.
affect • He listened to them, affecting an amused interest.
assume • He assumed an air of superiority.
simulate • They rolled about, simulating a bloodthirsty fight.
feign • You can't feign interest in something you loathe.
make believe • He made believe he didn't understand what I was saying.
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activateIf a device or process is activated, something causes it to start working.
• video cameras that can be activated by computer
set in motion,
set in motion,
addIf you add one thing to another, you put it in or on the other thing, to increase, complete, or improve it.
• He wants to add a huge sports complex to the hotel.
affectIf you affect a particular characteristic or way of behaving, you pretend that it is genuine, or natural for you.
• He listened to them, affecting an amused interest.
Thesaurus for put something on from the Collins English Thesaurus
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