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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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An unusually poor turnout has left organisers footing some of the pounds 40,000 costs themselves - and put paid to intended charity donations.
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Rose breeders' efforts to create flowers which stay in bloom for longer have put paid to the fragrance.
Acute skills shortages are threatening to logjam the country's economic expansion and put paid to the targeted 6% growth by 2010.
Phillip Gavitt's work and more recently that of Louis Haas have surely put paid to Aries' and Stone's arguments.
DANNY ORR'S 14-point haul put paid to bottom-of-the-table Warrington as Castleford eased to an easy victory.
The bombing of Pearl Harbor put paid to her plans to reach France via the US; in 1942, she was 'repatriated' to Vietnam; there, she married Jacques Martin, gave birth to their daughter and lived through American bombing, Japanese repression and Viet-minh raids until 1946.
In a decision that threatens to affect the viewing of film-based artworks throughout the UK - as well as provide an unexpected insight into the anomalies governing the moving image in this country - the London Borough of Lambeth put paid to any cultural crossdressing by insisting that all large-screen moving images on show at the Hayward Gallery were subject to film categories imposed by the British Board of Film Classification.
Congerton found the ideal man to dig Sunderland out of trouble last season, and only Advocaat's retirement plans put paid to a longterm deal.
TENNIS: Ana Ivanovic put paid to the hopes of home favourite Sam Stosur to set up a fourth-round clash with Serena Williams at the Australian Open.
Waterlogging put paid to Widnes Vikings FC''s game at Atherton LR.
My first experience of George Michael disappointment was the Studio Club, Bristol, in 1983, where a sore throat put paid to an evening's entertainment from the Wham!
A testimony from Turner, however, put paid to the group's ambitions.
In-running backers went in at a low of 1.34, but a bad mistake two out put paid to his chance and appeared to leave the race in the hands of Spanish Auriga, who was soon backed into a low of 1.21.
on m GUTTED Paul di Resta admits he had no choice but to bow out early after a technical issue put paid to his chances in Turkey.