Another word for puts

Another word for puts DEFAULT

Synonyms for put forward in English

  1. put forward
  2. put forward
  3. puts forward
  4. put forward
  5. put forward
  6. put forward
simple past
  1. put forward
  2. put forward
  3. put forward
  4. put forward
  5. put forward
  6. put forward
present perfect
  1. have put forward
  2. have put forward
  3. has put forward
  4. have put forward
  5. have put forward
  6. have put forward
past continuous
  1. was putting forward
  2. were putting forward
  3. was putting forward
  4. were putting forward
  5. were putting forward
  6. were putting forward
  1. shall put forward
  2. will put forward
  3. will put forward
  4. shall put forward
  5. will put forward
  6. will put forward
continuous present
  1. am putting forward
  2. are putting forward
  3. is putting forward
  4. are putting forward
  5. are putting forward
  6. are putting forward
  1. be put forward
  2. be put forward
  3. be put forward
  4. be put forward
  5. be put forward
  6. be put forward
  1. put forward!
  2. let&#;s put forward!
  3. put forward
  4. putting forward

1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Alternate Synonyms for "put forward":

Related Definitions for "put forward":

  1. put before1
  2. propose as a candidate for some honor1
  3. insist on having one&#;s opinions and rights recognized1

See also synonyms for: putting

antonyms for put


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How to use put in a sentence

He was voluble in his declarations that they would “put the screws” to Ollie on the charge of perjury.


Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.


Let them open their minds to us, let them put upon permanent record the significance of all their intrigues and manœuvres.


Before the spinet a bench was placed about four feet below the keys, and I was put upon the bench.


Finally, let me ask the general reader to put aside all prejudice, and give both sides a fair hearing.


You may, you probably will, differ very widely upon much that I have here put before you.


But he put her gently by, saying, "I would rather be here, good Marda;" and went in and locked the door.




verbexpress opinion publicly


verbexpress opinion publicly

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verb (used with object),put,put·ting.

to move or place (anything) so as to get it into or out of a specific location or position: to put a book on the shelf.

to bring into some relation, state, etc.: to put everything in order.

to place in the charge or power of a person, institution, etc.: to put a child in foster care.

to subject to the endurance or suffering of something: to put convicted spies to death.

to set to a duty, task, action, etc.: I put him to work setting the table.

to force or drive to some course or action: to put an army to flight.

to render or translate, as into another language: He put the novel into French.

to provide (words) with music as accompaniment; set: to put a poem to music.

to assign or attribute: You put a political interpretation on everything.

to set at a particular place, point, amount, etc., in a scale of estimation: I'd put the distance at five miles.

to bet or wager: to put two dollars on a horse.

to express or state: To put it mildly, I don't understand.

to apply, as to a use or purpose: to put one's knowledge to practical use.

to set, give, or make: to put an end to an ancient custom.

to propose or submit for answer, consideration, deliberation, etc.: to put a question before a committee.

to impose, as a burden, charge, or the like: to put a tax on luxury articles.

to invest (often followed by in or into): to put one's money in real estate; to put one's savings into securities.

to lay the blame of (usually followed by on, to, etc.): He put my failure to lack of experience.

to throw or cast, especially with a forward motion of the hand when raised close to the shoulder: to put the shot.

verb (used without object),put,put·ting.

to go, move, or proceed: to put to sea.

Informal. to begin to travel: to put for home.

to shoot out or grow, or send forth shoots or sprouts.


a throw or cast, especially one made with a forward motion of the hand when raised close to the shoulder.

Also called put option.Finance. an option that gives the right to sell a fixed amount of a particular stock at a predetermined price within a given time, purchased by a person who expects the stock to decline.Compare call (def. 52).

Verb Phrases

put about,
  1. change direction, as on a course.
  2. to start (a rumor); circulate.
  3. to inconvenience; trouble.
  4. to disturb; worry.
  5. to turn in a different direction.
put across,
  1. to cause to be understood or received favorably: She put across her new idea. He puts himself across well.
  2. to do successfully; accomplish: to put a project across.
  3. to be successful in (a form of deception): It was obviously a lie, but he put it across.
put aside / by
  1. to store up; save: He put aside some dried fruit, water, and energy bars in anticipation of the predicted heavy snowfall.I have some money put by for a rainy day.
  2. Also set put out of the way; place to one side: Put aside your books and come for a walk.
put away,
  1. to put in the designated place for storage: Put away the groceries as soon as you get home.
  2. to save, especially for later use: to put away a few dollars each week.
  3. to discard: Put away those childish notions.
  4. to drink or eat, especially in a large quantity; finish off: to put away a hearty meal after jogging.
  5. to confine in a jail or a mental institution: He was put away for four years.
  6. to put (an animal) to death by humane means: The dog was so badly injured that the veterinarian had to put it away.
put down,
  1. to write down; register; record: I used to put down my thoughts in a personal journal, but now I publish them on my blog.
  2. to enter in a list, as of subscribers or contributors: Put me down for a $10 donation.
  3. to suppress; check; squelch: to put down a rebellion.
  4. to attribute; ascribe: We put your mistakes down to nervousness.
  5. to regard or categorize: He was put down as a chronic complainer.
  6. to produce or execute (something) successfully; throw down: He was the only skater to put down a clean short program.
  7. criticize, especially in a contemptuous manner; disrespect: a team leader who put down support staff and ignored their contributions.
  8. belittle, humiliate, or embarrass: Misogynists put down women to keep them subservient.
  9. to pay as a deposit: The more money you put down, the less you’ll pay in interest.
  10. to store for future use: to put down a case of wine.
  11. to dig or sink, as a well.
  12. to put (an animal) to death by humane means; put to sleep: The horse had to be put down after suffering a catastrophic racing injury on the track.
  13. to land an aircraft or in an aircraft: We put down at Orly after six hours.
put forth,
  1. to bring out; bear; grow: The trees are putting forth new green shoots.
  2. to propose; present: No one has put forth a workable solution.
  3. to bring to public notice; publish: A new interpretation of the doctrine has been put forth.
  4. to exert; exercise: We will have to put forth our best efforts to win.
  5. to set out; depart: Dark clouds threatened as we put forth from the shore.
put forward,
  1. to propose; advance: I hesitated to put forward my plan.
  2. to nominate, promote, or support, as for a position: We put him forward for treasurer.
put in,
  1. Also put enter a port or harbor, especially for shelter, repairs, or provisions: Viking fleets often put in at Norman ports for provisions.
  2. to interpose; intervene.
  3. to spend (time) as indicated: She put in two hours at the piano almost every day for years.

put in for,to apply for or request (something): I put in for a transfer to another department.

put off,
  1. to postpone; defer: I put off my yearly visit to the eye doctor for a month.
  2. to confuse or perturb; disconcert; repel: We were put off by the book's abusive tone.
  3. to get rid of by delay or evasion: She put him off, claiming to already have plans for the evening.
  4. to lay aside; take off: She put off her shoes with a sigh of relief.
  5. to start out, as on a voyage: We packed a picnic lunch and put off for the little island in the middle of the lake.
  6. to launch (a boat) from shore or from another vessel: They began to put off the lifeboats as the fire spread.
put on,
  1. to clothe oneself with (an article of clothing).
  2. to assume insincerely or falsely; pretend: She put on a smile and choked out a welcome.
  3. to assume; adopt.
  4. to inflict; impose.
  5. to cause to be performed; produce; stage: The troupe put on a play by an little-known writer.
  6. tease (a person), especially by pretending the truth of something that is untrue: You can't be serious—you're putting me on, aren't you?
  7. to act in a pretentious or ostentatious manner; exaggerate: All that putting on didn't impress anyone.
put out,
  1. to extinguish, as a fire.
  2. to confuse; embarrass.
  3. to be vexed or annoyed: He was put out when I missed our appointment.
  4. to subject to inconvenience.
  5. Baseball, Softball, cause to be removed from an opportunity to reach base or score; retire.
  6. to publish: She puts out a new mystery every other year.
  7. to go out to sea: The fishermen put out well before sunrise.
  8. to manufacture; prepare; produce: The factory puts out thousands of candy bars an hour.
  9. to exert; apply: They were putting out their best efforts.
  10. Slang: Offensive.(usually of a woman) to demonstrate willingness or offer to engage in sexual intercourse: I’m not the kind of girl who puts out on the first date.
put over,
  1. to succeed in; accomplish: It will take an exceptional administrator to put over this reorganization.
  2. to postpone; defer: Discussion of this point will be put over until new evidence is introduced.
put through,
  1. to complete successfully; execute: He was not able to put through his project.
  2. to bring about; effect: The proposed revisions have not as yet been put through.
  3. to make a telephone connection for: Put me through to Los Angeles.
  4. to make (a telephone connection): Put a call through to Hong Kong.
  5. to cause to undergo or endure: She's been put through a lot the past year.
put up,
  1. to construct; erect: The town is putting up a new civic center where the old library used to be.
  2. to can (vegetables, fruits, etc.); preserve (jam, jelly, etc.): At the end of every summer they put up jars and jars of tomatoes from their garden.
  3. to set or arrange (the hair).
  4. to provide (money); contribute: A number of people put up $5, apiece, getting the fund-raiser off to a very good start.
  5. to accommodate; lodge: Friends offered to put me up for the weekend, and I took them to a fancy restaurant as a thank-you.
  6. to display; show.
  7. to stake (money) to support a wager: He put up fifty bucks to get into the football pool.
  8. to propose as a candidate; nominate: Someone is going to put him up for president.
  9. to offer, especially for public sale: She put up several valuable pieces of art to raise money for the charity.
  10. sheathe one's sword; stop fighting.

put upon,to take unfair advantage of; impose upon: Some of the employees felt put upon when they were asked to work late.

put up to,to provoke; prompt; incite: Someone put him up to calling us.

put up with,to endure; tolerate; bear: I couldn't put up with the noise any longer.



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Idioms about put

    put it to, Slang.
    1. to overburden with work, blame, etc.: They really put it to him in officer-training school.
    2. to take advantage of; cheat: That used car dealer put it to me good.

    put oneself out, to take pains; go to trouble or expense: She has certainly put herself out to see that everyone is comfortable.

    put something over on, to take advantage of; deceive: He suspected that his friend had put something over on him, but he had no proof.

    put to it, to be confronted with a problem; have difficulty: We were put to it to find the missing notebook.

    stay put, Informal. to remain in the same position; refuse to move: The baby wouldn't stay put, and kept trying to climb out of the playpen.

Origin of put

First recorded before ; Middle English put(t)en “to push, thrust, put,” Old English putian (attested only in verbal noun putung “an impelling, inciting”); akin to pytan,potian “to push, goad,” cognate with Old Norse pota “to thrust, poke”

synonym study for put

1. Put,place,lay,set mean to bring or take an object (or cause it to go) to a certain location or position, there to leave it. Put is the general word: to put the dishes on the table; to put one's hair up.Place is a more formal word, suggesting precision of movement or definiteness of location: He placed his hand on the Bible.Lay, meaning originally to cause to lie, and set, meaning originally to cause to sit, are used particularly to stress the position in which an object is put: lay usually suggests putting an object rather carefully into a horizontal position: to lay a pattern out on the floor.Set usually means to place upright: to set a child on a horse.




put , putt

Words nearby put

pustulation, pustule, pustulosis, pustulosis palmaris et plantaris, pustulous, put, put about, put a bug in someone's ear, put across, put a damper on, put all one's eggs in one basket Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc.

Words related to put

insert, set, invest, focus, bring, settle, place, lay, install, establish, stick, offer, suggest, give, submit, turn, present, make, force, require

How to use put in a sentence

  • We did ThunderAnt stuff for ourselves and just put it online, and then it blossomed into something else.

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  • He was voluble in his declarations that they would “put the screws” to Ollie on the charge of perjury.

    The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden

  • Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.

    Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson

  • This is the place where the Muscovite criminals are banished to, if they are not put to death.

    The Life and Most Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, Mariner ()|Daniel Defoe

  • Let them open their minds to us, let them put upon permanent record the significance of all their intrigues and manœuvres.

    The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells

  • Before the spinet a bench was placed about four feet below the keys, and I was put upon the bench.

    Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift

British Dictionary definitions for put

verbputs, puttingorput(mainly tr)

to cause to be (in a position or place)to put a book on the table

to cause to be (in a state, relation, etc)to put one's things in order

(foll by to)to cause (a person) to experience the endurance or suffering (of)to put to death; to put to the sword

to set or commit (to an action, task, or duty), esp by forcehe put him to work

to render, transform, or translateto put into English

to set (words) in a musical form (esp in the phrase put to music)

(foll by at)to estimatehe put the distance at fifty miles

(foll by to)to utilize (for the purpose of)he put his knowledge to good use

(foll by to)to couple a female animal (with a male) for the purpose of breedingthe farmer put his heifer to the bull

to state; expressto put it bluntly

to set or make (an end or limit)he put an end to the proceedings

to present for consideration in anticipation of an answer or vote; proposehe put the question to the committee; I put it to you that one day you will all die

to invest (money) in; give (support) tohe put five thousand pounds into the project

to impartto put zest into a party

to throw or cast

not know where to put oneselfto feel awkward or embarrassed

put paid toto destroy irrevocably and utterlythe manager's disfavour put paid to their hopes for promotion

stay putto refuse to leave; keep one's position


a throw or cast, esp in putting the shot

Also called: put optionstock exchangean option to sell a stated amount of securities at a specified price during a specified limited periodCompare call (def. 58)

See also put about, put across, put aside, put away, put back, put by, put down, put forth, put forward, put in, put off, put on, put on to, put out, put over, put through, put up, put upon

Word Origin for put

C12 puten to push; related to Old English potian to push, Norwegian, Icelandic pota to poke

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Other Idioms and Phrases with put

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To cause (an institution, for example) to come into existence or begin operating; found; set up.


To establish in a place or condition; settle


Any and every method of removing something from one person or place to another; specifically, the handing over of possession or control of assets or title. Transfer may be affected by assignment, by delivery, by indorsement, and by operation of law. the act of handing over possession or control.


To enforce: compel to behave in a certain way


To attach or affix (something) to something else, or in or upon a certain place.


To claim, establish, or register as one's own. Often used with out:


To stop moving and stay in one place; come to rest


To rise to the surface of water to breathe. Used of a marine mammal.


(Rare) To draw up or frame a decree, statement, etc. [from 19th c.]


To place officially in confinement or custody, as in a mental health facility.


Risk is defined as to expose someone or something to a dangerous situation.


To express at the risk of denial, criticism, or censure:


To carry one's activity to specified lengths


To make (a contest, vote, or gamble) unfair; to privilege one contestant or a particular group of contestants, usually before the contest begins; to arrange immunity for defendants by tampering with the justice system via bribery or extortion


Insert is defined as to put one thing into another.


To charge, attribute, or adjudge to one, as having a certain quality or value.


(UK, horse-riding) To rise and sink in the saddle, in accordance with the motion of the horse, especially in trotting.


A telephone communication or connection.


To place down in a position of rest, or in a horizontal position.


(Intransitive) To habituate to or gain competency at a task.


To remain in the same place; stay; abide


To judge or determine generally but carefully (size, value, cost, requirements, etc.); calculate approximately


To be among those who finish a competition or race, especially to finish second.


To inflict (vengeance or punishment, for example).


(Intransitive) Assume or maintain a pose; strike an attitude.


To manifest or communicate, as by a gesture; show:


To translate, especially aloud.


To express in other words; esp., to translate


To spread (grain) on a couch to germinate, as in malting.


To express (a theory, plan, etc.) in a systematic way


To express (an action, thought or idea) by means of words.


(Archaic) To use words, as in discussion; to argue; to dispute.



To calculate approximately


To establish and apply as compulsory


To one's place of residence or business:


To enter (animals, flowers, etc.) in a competitive show


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


To give an order or orders; request that something be done or supplied.


(Intransitive, dialectal, mining) To wash ore with the aid of a frame.


(Archaic) To defeat in a lawsuit; to decide against; to convict.


To spend (time, effort, etc.) with the expectation of some satisfaction


To rest on or fit into another part:


Plant means to put something in the ground.


To take the place of; supplant:


To impose a tax, fine, or other punishment on (a person or business).


To expose to hazard; risk:


To form by the accumulation of materials or constituent parts; to build up; to erect.


To circulate fresh air in (a room, etc.), driving out foul or stale air

put option

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


To transfer one’s duty, interest, or right to another, especially regarding property or under a contract, so that the transferee has the same duty, interest, or right as the transferor had. See also assignment and delegate.


To impose a fine, tax, or special payment on (a person or property)


( Computers) To insert (a virus, for example) into a software program.


To transfer from (one conveyance) to another:


To stake (an amount, for example) in a bet.

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Do everything that you require. So, if you want to get your way, and I am against, then here's your instruction: Degree 1. If you ask me to do some minor household work (wash the dishes, take out the trash, go to the store, etc. ), and I'm lazy, reach out for a kiss.

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It was already daylight, and Nikolai easily noticed a transparent object on the sand near the water. Nervous, he could not pull the unwound condom on a standing cock. Stretching the ring, he tried to pass the condom through the swollen head.

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But today he has to kick their asses. Roman turned on his back, demonstrating his sleeping sausage, which began to grow by leaps and bounds, turning into a long, bumpy sausage. She took it with her hands and held it several times. Feeling the delicate hands, the penis became even harder, and the skin almost stopped sliding along the ribbed rod.

Yes, it's so long, but the thickness is not very good, but how it stands, well, let's see what happens next, I thought Having saddled the horse.

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