Synonyms of 'put'
in the sense of lob
to throwThe protestors were chanting and lobbing firebombs.
in the sense of measure
to estimate or assessMeasure the length and width of the gap.
in the sense of oblige
to compel someone by legal, moral, or physical means to do somethingThis decree obliges unions to delay strikes.
in the sense of offer
to propose as paymentWe offered a fair price for the land.
in the sense of park
to leave or put (someone or something) somewhereJust park your bag on the floor.
in the sense of phrase
to express orally or in a phraseThe speech was carefully phrased.
in the sense of pitch
to hurl or throwSimon pitched the empty bottle into the lake.
in the sense of plant
to place firmly in positionShe planted her feet wide and bent her knees slightly.
in the sense of pose
to put forward or askWhen I posed the question `Why?', he merely shrugged.
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