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  Definition of Put
  1. the option to sell a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date
  2. estimate; "We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M."
  3. arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events, etc.; "arrange my schedule"; "set up one''s life"; "I put these memories with those of bygone times"
  4. formulate in a particular style or language; "I wouldn''t put it that way"; "She cast her request in very polite language"
  5. attribute or give; "She put too much emphasis on her the last statement"; "He put all his efforts into this job"; "The teacher put an interesting twist to the interpretation of the story"
  6. cause to be in a certain state; cause to be in a certain relation; "That song put me in awful good humor"
  7. put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point"
  8. adapt; "put these words to music"
  9. cause (someone) to undergo something; "He put her to the torture"
  10. make an investment; "Put money into bonds"
Similar Words: put option, place, set, arrange, set up, order, frame, redact, cast, couch, assign, pose, position, lay, invest, commit


See Also: confuse, flurry, disconcert, put off, take down, degrade, disgrace, demean, put down, dishearten, smother, put out, anesthetize, anaesthetize, anesthetise, anaesthetise, put to sleep, put under, put away, put through, can, tin, put up, follow through, follow up, follow out, carry out, implement, go through, douse, range, array, lay out, set out, drop, set down, unload, discharge, set back, knock back, put back, rig, set up, ensnare, entrap, frame, disembark, debark, assemble, piece, put together, tack, tack together, raise, erect, rear, arrange, postpone, prorogue, hold over, put over, table, shelve, defer, remit, replace, land, bring down, imprison, incarcerate, lag, immure, put behind bars, jail, jug, gaol, remand, put on, apply, post, lay, repose, communicate, pass on, pass, put across


Hyponyms: synchronize, synchronise, contemporize, contemporise, repose, put to sleep, insert, enclose, inclose, stick in, put in, introduce, docket, cock, postpose, prepose, step, replace, put back, stratify, plant, intersperse, nestle, snuggle, pile, arrange, set up, superimpose, superpose, lay over, park, ensconce, settle, emplace, ship, underlay, trench, pigeonhole, shelve, jar, stick, put forward, sign, middle, parallelize, butt, recess, reposition, throw, thrust, tee, tee up, rack up, coffin, bed, appose, set down, put down, place down, sow, sough, seed, misplace, juxtapose, bottle, bucket, barrel, ground, pillow, rest, mislay, lose, upend, seat, sit, sit down, lay, stand, stand up, place upright, recline, set, install, instal, situate, fix, posit, deposit, ladle, poise, lean, clap, perch, load, cram, siphon, position, glycerolize, glycerolise, space, marshal, settle down, imbricate, fund, roll over, shelter, tie up, speculate, job, buy into


Part Meronyms: straddle, span


Derivational Morphology: ordering, order, ordination, cast, mold, stamp, redaction, framework, frame, framing, placement, location, locating, position, positioning, emplacement, rotary actuator, positioner, space, blank space, place, topographic point, spot, arrangement, set, setting, commitment, investment, investment funds, investing, investor


Anagrams: tup


Language Translations:
Albanian:   Catalan: posar  
Chinese:   Croatian: posaditi  
Dutch: zetten   Finnish: tehdä  
Hungarian: tesz   Ido: pozar  
Indonesian: letak   Irish: cuir  
Japanese: 置く   Romanian: pune  
Swedish: lägga  
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