Definition of 'put'
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You could put your money in government stock and forget about it. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Who can put a price on beauty? Times, Sunday Times (2016)These are for each firm to put together according to their own risk assessment. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The effect of the unpaid work requirement is that the offender puts something back into society. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They give parents the option to put circles on proof images to show how they would like them altered. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Members of the audience will have the chance to put their questions to the panellists at the end of the night. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Somehow, he put his shot wide of the empty net from five yards. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Putting it bluntly, they use their lawyers to discourage inquiry. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Selling would raise about 17 billion, half the amount put in. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You discover a gift for selling and can put your ideas across in a convincing way. The Sun (2009)You have little option but to put matters on an official footing. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The government has to force banks to put some money into it. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The recent rise in house prices should be put in perspective. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The questions have been put under a few headings representing the main topic areas. How to Face Interviews (1981)Ministers do more marriage counseling than all the marriage counselors put together. Christianity Today (2000)Should both the active and passive participants be put to death? Times, Sunday Times (2016)The amount of work put into a sketch is up to the individual. Crawshaw's Watercolour Studio (1993)We were both terrified of that point when you had to put something in front of people. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The understanding of deep time puts us in our place. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The options include putting the company on the block. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Hold out their hand and people put money in it? The Sun (2014)It puts a price on confidentiality and discretion. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Put so bluntly there is little choice. Stammering in Young Children (1988)The integrity of the game has been put in question. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Sometimes he would put an amazing amount of effort into making my life miserable. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We have to put in place something for next year. Times, Sunday Times (2013)All this makes depressing reading for those who put off selling this spring in the hope things would pick up by autumn. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But he put his shot too near Marshall. The Sun (2008)When you are passive you put others' needs before your own. Coping with Angina (1990)
Synonyms of 'put'
consign to, place, commit to, doom to
assign to, place in, allocate to, consign to
Trends of 'put'
Extremely Common. put is one of the 1000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'put'
British English: put /pʊt/ VERB
When you put something somewhere, you move it there.
The man put the book on the desk.
- American English: put
- Arabic: يَضَع
- Brazilian Portuguese: pôr
- Chinese: 放
- Croatian: staviti
- Czech: položit
- Danish: sætte
- Dutch: zetten
- European Spanish: poner
- Finnish: asettaa
- French: mettre
- German: legen Gegenstand
- Greek: βάζω
- Italian: mettere
- Japanese: 置く
- Korean: 놓다
- Norwegian: legge
- Polish: położyć
- European Portuguese: pôr
- Romanian: a pune
- Russian: ставить
- Spanish: poner
- Swedish: lägga
- Thai: วาง
- Turkish: koymak
- Ukrainian: класти
- Vietnamese: để đặt
Definition of put from the Collins English Dictionary
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