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Synonyms for put

consign to


  • consign to
  • place
  • commit to
  • doom to
  • condemn to



assign to


  • assign to
  • place in
  • allocate to
  • consign to
  • bracket with
  • classify with
  • categorize with

put in for something


put someone away

put someone down as something or someone


put someone off: disconcert

put someone out: inconvenience

put someone up: accommodate


put someone up to something


put something across or over

put something aside or by: save

put something aside or by: disregard

put something away: store away


put something away: save

put something away: consume

put something back: postpone

put something back: replace


put something down: record

put something down: put to sleep


put something down to something


  • attribute to
  • blame on
  • ascribe to
  • set down to
  • impute to
  • chalk up to

put something in

put something off


put something on: don


put something on: present

put something on: provide


put something on: add


put something on: switch on


put something on: bet

put something out: issue

put something out: extinguish

put something up: build

put something up: pin up

put something up: offer

put something up: increase

put upon someone

Synonyms for put

to deposit in a specified place

to calculate approximately

to establish and apply as compulsory

to put up as a stake in a game or speculation

to seek an answer to (a question)


to utter publicly

to express in another language, while systematically retaining the original sense

to convey in language or words of a particular form

put away: to eat completely or entirely

put away: to take the life of (a person or persons) unlawfully

put by: to reserve for the future

put down: to bring to an end forcibly as if by imposing a heavy weight

put forth: to put forward (a topic) for discussion

put forward: to state, as an idea, for consideration

put in: to ask for employment, acceptance, or admission

put in: to spend or complete (time), as a prison term


put in: to use time in a particular way


put in: to come or go into (a place)

put off: to offer or put into circulation (an inferior or spurious item)

put on: to put (an article of clothing) on one's person

put on: to behave affectedly or insincerely or take on a false or misleading appearance of

put on: to take on or give a false appearance of

put on: to produce on the stage

put out: to cause to stop burning or giving light

put out: to bring to bear steadily or forcefully

put out: to present for circulation, exhibit, or sale

put out: to cause inconvenience for

put out: to trouble the nerves or peace of mind of, especially by repeated vexations

put through: to bring about and carry to a successful conclusion

put together: to create by forming, combining, or altering materials

put up: to raise upright

put up: to make or form (a structure)

put up: to prepare (food) for storage and future use

put up: to provide with often temporary lodging

Synonyms for put

the option to sell a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date


Related Words

put into a certain place or abstract location

formulate in a particular style or language

attribute or give


cause (someone) to undergo something

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arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events

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Despite the Government pledging to get tough on knife-wielding criminals, figures reveal that of the 5,228 caught with a knife or bladed weapon between January and March, only 327 were put behind bars for six months or longer.
We demand that all those who were falsely implicated in Malegaon blasts and put behind bars for the last four years be released immediately.
At Liverpool County Court, Paul Burns, prosecuting on behalf of Riverside Housing Association, told His Honour Judge Graham Platts that Janette Mercer had failed to pay rent since being put behind bars in April and had accumulated more than pounds 2,000 in arrears.
I'd feel much safer if he was back in the community where he belongs and more drunken yobs were put behind bars.
By QUETTA, July 28, 2009 (Frontier Star) -- DIG Quetta Operation Shahid Nizam Durrani on Tuesday made it clear that the culprits involved in Target Killings will be put behind soon while progress is underway to expose the culprits behind the heinous act of violence.
A teenager has been put behind bars for 20 months for trying to rob a schoolboy on a bus.
In this heartrending memoir, Carter, a political journalist in New York, faces some of the emotions he had once put behind him to deliver a story about his determination to have successful career, and above all, finding the grace and strength to forgive.
Coming forward might get these killers put behind bars, but there are many, many others, and they will seek revenge.
Former Holme Valley Wheeler Ed Clancy has put behind him the disappointment of missing out on a medal at the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne by securing his selection in the 19-strong Great Britain squad for the world track championships at Bordeaux over the Easter weekend.
interrogate: (A) chat with; (B) put behind bars; (C) put underground; (D) question formally
It is a sad story and one which the teenager and her family will surely find very difficult to put behind them.
Temporarily suspended from her practice, Clara decides to return to the root cause of the pain in her life--the place of her childhood, and the haunting events she's tried to put behind her.
We were then led upstairs and put behind a fence so that we could never be where the big people were.
In Europe people are starting to be put behind bars for saying what they think," warned Palko, citing the Green case as an illustration of why the KDH opposed a recently adopted anti-discrimination law in Slovakia.
Thresher Group chief executive David Williams said: "We took the decision to create a new identity for the Thresher brand to reflect the work and investment we have put behind getting to know our customers better and providing them with a shop they are keen to visit.