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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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However, the burden has been put upon the facility manager to deliver on these promises all while under the watchful eye of the CFO or executive team," said Sheridan, a former Chair of the International Facility Management Association (IFMA).
Fast-foward two months and things haven't improved for put upon Paudge as he finds himself trying to dodge a blackmail deal.
There now needs to be a full investigation about whether pressure was put upon officials and whether the Health Secretary was involved.
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They are hard working, often put upon by patients, and are also life savers.
There is no other age group being put upon like the senior citizens of broken Britain.
The judge said: "At some later stage, a higher court than this will be deciding the exact balance to be put upon your conduct.
CELTIC assistant manager Mark Venus is well aware of the intense demands that will be put upon him and manager Tony Mowbray at Parkhead next season.
We the people of this country, don't have to suffer for mistakes this Government has put upon us.
Expectations are once again high for Hamilton ahead of Sunday's race but he said: "As a driver and competitor the most pressure is put upon by yourself," he said.
The extra hours of congestion delays this project will put upon commuters is real.
I see that Kevin Clarke's "Common senseless in Seattle" (Margin Notes, February) portrayed the "poor law-abiding peaceful protesters" as somehow put upon.
The NHS Executive said that more responsibility would be put upon employers to check nurses details.
As the demands put upon directors have risen dramatically over the past few years, it follows suit that compensation would also rise proportionally," said King.
Some influential Liverpool supporting MPs may need to have pressure put upon them.