Meaning of PUT in English


I. verb (~; ~ting) Etymology: Middle English ~ten; akin to Old English ~ung instigation, Middle Dutch poten to plant Date: 12th century transitive verb 1. to place in a specified position or relationship ; lay , to move in a specified direction, c. to send (as a weapon or missile) into or through something ; thrust , to throw with an overhand pushing motion , to bring into a specified state or condition , to prescribe a specified regimen for, 2. to cause to endure or suffer something ; subject , impose , inflict , 3. to set before one for judgment or decision , to call for a formal vote on , 4. a. to convey into another form , to translate into another language or style , adapt , express , state , 5. to devote (oneself) to an activity or end , apply , assign , to cause to perform an action ; urge , impel , incite , 6. repose , rest , invest 1 , 7. to give as an estimate , attach , attribute , im~e , bet , wager , intransitive verb to start in motion ; go , to take a specified course , II. noun Date: 14th century a throw made with an overhand pushing motion, an option to sell a specified amount of a security (as a stock) or commodity (as wheat) at a fixed price at or within a specified time, III. adjective Date: 1841 being in place ; fixed , set

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