Meaning of PUT in English


noun a certain game at cards.

2. put ·noun a pit.

3. put ·impf & ·p.p. of put.

4. put ·noun a prostitute.

5. put ·vi to go or move; as, when the air first puts up.

6. put ·noun a rustic; a clown; an awkward or uncouth person.

7. put ·vi to play a card or a hand in the game called put.

8. put ·- 3d pers. ·sg ·pres. of put, contracted from putteth.

9. put ·vt to lay down; to give up; to surrender.

10. put ·vt to convey coal in the mine, as from the working to the tramway.

11. put ·noun the act of putting; an action; a movement; a thrust; a push; as, the put of a ball.

12. put ·vi to steer; to direct one's course; to go.

13. put ·vt to attach or attribute; to assign; as, to put a wrong construction on an act or expression.

14. put ·noun a privilege which one party buys of another to "put" (deliver) to him a certain amount of stock, grain, ·etc., at a certain price and date.

15. put ·vt to throw or cast with a pushing motion "overhand," the hand being raised from the shoulder; a practice in athletics; as, to put the shot or weight.

xvi. put ·vt to incite; to entice; to urge; to constrain; to oblige.

xvii. put ·vt to move in any direction; to impel; to thrust; to push;

— nearly obsolete, except with adverbs, as with by (to put by to thrust aside; to divert); or with forth (to put forth to thrust out).

xviii. put ·vt to bring to a position or place; to place; to lay; to set; figuratively, to cause to be or exist in a specified relation, condition, or the like; to bring to a stated mental or moral condition; as, to put one in fear; to put a theory in practice; to put an enemy to fight.

xix. put ·vt to set before one for judgment, acceptance, or rejection; to bring to the attention; to offer; to state; to express; figuratively, to assume; to suppose;

— formerly sometimes followed by that introducing a proposition; as, to put a question; to put a case.

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