Synonyms of 'put something up'
1 (phrasal verb)
to build or erectHe was putting up a new fence round the garden.
Developers are now proposing to build a hotel on the site.
They raised a church in the shape of a boat.
The boxes should be constructed from rough-sawn timber.
Demonstrators have erected barricades in the roads.
All the tools are fabricated from high-quality steel.
2 (phrasal verb)
to display (a poster, sign, etc.)They put up posters about the meeting in the village.
3 (phrasal verb)
to submit (a plan, case, etc.)In the end they surrendered without putting up any resistance.
4 (phrasal verb)
to provide (money) forThe state agreed to put up the money to start his company.
I will be happy to provide you with a copy of the report.
They did not provide any food.
The constitution had invested him with certain powers.
They say they would like to contribute more to charity.
This recipe was given to me years ago.
They still give to charity despite hard economic times.
an agreement to supply the library with new computers
He pledged £150 million to build the theatre.
He frequently donates large sums to charity.
They'll be able to furnish you with the details.
fork out (informal),
He'll have to fork out for private school fees.
cough up (informal),
I'll have to cough up $10,000 for repairs.
5 (phrasal verb)
to increase (prices)They're putting up their prices.
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in the sense of construct
to build or put togetherThe boxes should be constructed from rough-sawn timber.
in the sense of contribute
to give (support or money) for a common purpose or fundThey say they would like to contribute more to charity.
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