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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


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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

References in periodicals archive ?
After marrying a local girl, former Nuneaton Borough striker Christie is looking to put down roots in the area and is anxious to impress new manager Gareth Southgate.
Newcomers put down roots and invest all-out in their lives here because they know their children will be guaranteed full membership.
I have put down roots here now and there's no reason to leave," Bentley added.
If you want to put down roots and form community, then you must consider being a soccer coach, or a 4-H or Scout leader.
We wanted to put down roots in a community that cares about people," Smith Drug President Ken Couch said in news release.
After 15 years of constant disruption and deprivation, one can understand how it was that when this "very married" man (as my brother Ted called him on Saturday) finally put down roots, he planted them so deeply and securely that you could not pull them up with a fleet of Roto-rooters.
After recovering, he put down roots and opened his own salon.
That lets them put down roots and settle in for their long, cold "beauty sleep" before the warmth of spring wakes them up.
By contrast, Aldi has already put down roots in New South Wales, where the majority of Franklins stores are concentrated.
America Undercover" will put down roots Sunday nights at 10 beginning March 11.
I want the gentleness of the impossible To put down roots.
After so much moving around, he happily put down roots in Seattle.
To top it off, Falk's scenario of robust australopithecines who put down roots in moist, wooded areas, while their gracile counterparts roamed the savannas and developed bigger brains, presents an unsupported, "cartoon-like" picture of hominid evolution, Kimbel contends.
And why in the name of all that's green and growing did the maples want to put down roots in bow-and-arrow country anyway?