HyperDic: put

English > 10 senses of the word put:
VERBcontactput, set, place, pose, position, layput into a certain place or abstract location
contactputcause to be in a certain state
communicationput, frame, redact, cast, couchformulate in a particular style or language
consumptionput, assignattribute or give
possessionput, invest, commit, placemake an investment
cognitionput, place, setestimate
perceptionputcause (someone) to undergo something
creationputadapt
cognitionput, arrange, set up, orderarrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events
NOUNactput, put optionthe option to sell a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date
put > pronunciation
Soundspuh't
Rhymesafoot ... underfoot: 16 rhymes with uht...
English > put: 10 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe option to sell a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date.
Synonymput option
Part ofstraddle, spanThe act of sitting or standing astride
BroaderoptionThe right to buy or sell property at an agreed price
Oppositecall option, callThe option to buy a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date
Spanishopción de venta
Catalanopció de venda
English > put: 10 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningPut into a certain place or abstract location.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
ModelThey put the bags on the table
Example"Put your things here"
Synonymsset, place, pose, position, lay
Narrowerapposeplace side by side or in close proximity
arrange, set upput into a proper or systematic order
barrelput in barrels / barrels
bedput to bed
bottleput into bottles
bucketput into a bucket
buttplace end to end without overlapping
clapput quickly or forcibly
cockSet the trigger of a firearm back for firing
coffinplace into a coffin
cramput something somewhere so that the space is completely filled
disposePlace or put in a particular order
docketplace on the docket for legal action
emplaceput into place or position
emplaceProvide a new emplacement for guns
ensconce, settleFix firmly
glycerolize, glyceroliseplace in glycerol
groundplace or put on the ground
imbricateplace so as to overlap
insert, enclose, inclose, stick in, put in, introduceintroduce
install, instal, put in, set upSet up for use
intersperseplace at intervals in or among
jarplace in a cylindrical vessel
juxtaposeplace side by side
ladleput (a liquid / liquid) into a container by means of a ladle
lay, put down, reposeput in a horizontal position
leanCause to lean or incline
loadput (something) on a structure or conveyance
marshalplace in proper rank
middleput in the middle / middle
misplaceplace or position wrongly
nestle, snugglePosition comfortably
parallelizeplace parallel to one another
parkplace temporarily
perchCause to perch or sit
pigeonholeplace into a small compartment
pileplace or lay as if in a pile
pillow, restrest on or as if on a pillow
plant, setput or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground
plantplace something or someone in a certain position in order to secretly observe / observe or deceive
poiseCause to be balanced or suspended
positionCause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation
postposeplace after another constituent in the sentence
preposeplace before another constituent in the sentence
rack upplace in a rack / rack
recessput into a recess
reclineCause to recline
replace, put backput something back where it belongs
reposeTo put something (eg trust) in something
repositionplace into another position
restput something in a resting position, as for support or steadying
seat, sit, sit downshow to a seat / seat / seat
seatPlace or attach firmly in or on a base
seatPlace in or on a seat
setput into a position that will restore a normal state
set downput or settle into a position
set down, put down, place downCause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place
settle, settle downSettle into a position, usually on a surface or ground
shelveplace on a shelf
shipplace on board a ship
signplace signs, as along a road
siphonMove a liquid / liquid from one container into another by means of a siphon or a siphoning action
situate, fix, posit, depositput (something somewhere) firmly
sow, seedplace (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth
spaceplace at intervals
stand, stand up, place uprightput into an upright position
stepplace (a ship's mast) in its step
stratifyform, arrange, or deposit in layers
superimpose, superpose, lay overplace on top of
superposeplace (one geometric figure) upon another so that their perimeters coincide
tee, tee upplace on a tee
throw, thrustplace or put with great energy
throwTo put into a state or activity hastily, suddenly, or carelessly
trenchSet, plant, or bury in a trench
underlayput (something) under or beneath
upendset, turn, or stand on end
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
See alsoput acrosstransmit information
put awaylock up or confine, in or as in a jail
put backput something back where it belongs
put backcost a certain amount
put downput in a horizontal position
put downcause to come to the ground
put onapply to a surface
put over, put offhold back to a later time
put togethercreate by putting components or members together
put upplace so as to be noticed
Spanishcolocar, dejar, depositar, poner, posar, posicionar, situar, ubicar
Catalandepositar, posar, posicionar, situar, ubicar
English > put: 10 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningCause to be in a certain state; cause to be in a certain relation.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Examples
  • "That song put me in awful good humor"
  • "put your ideas in writing"
Narrowerput to sleepHelp someone go to bed
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
See alsoput away, put to sleepkill gently, as with an injection
put downreduce in worth or character, usually verbally
put offtake away the enthusiasm of
put offcause to feel embarrassment
put outdeprive of the oxygen necessary for combustion
put output out, as of a candle or a light
put throughpursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue
put throughconnect by telephone
put under, put outadminister an anesthetic drug to
put uppreserve in a can or tin / tin
Spanishcolocar, poner, situar
Catalancol·locar, posar, situar
English > put: 10 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningformulate in a particular style or language.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
Example"I wouldn't put it that way"
Synonymsframe, redact, cast, couch
Broadergive voice, formulate, word, phrase, articulateput into words or an expression
Spanishredactar
English > put: 10 senses > verb 4, consumption
MeaningAttribute or give.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
Examples
  • "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"
Synonymassign
Narrowerreposeput or confide something in a person or thing
Broaderuse, utilize, utilise, apply, employput into service
Spanishponer
English > put: 10 senses > verb 5, possession
Meaningmake an investment.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"Put money into bonds"
Synonymsinvest, commit, place
Narrowerbuy intobuy stocks or shares of a company
fundinvest money in government securities
roll overRe-invest (a previous investment) into a similar fund or security
shelterinvest (money) so that it is not taxable
speculate, jobinvest at a risk
tie upinvest so as to make unavailable for other purposes
Broaderspend, expend, droppay out
Oppositedivest, disinvestReduce or dispose of
Spanishcolocar, invertir, investir
Catalaninvertir, investir
English > put: 10 senses > verb 6, cognition
MeaningEstimate.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M."
Synonymsplace, set
Broaderestimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judgejudge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)
English > put: 10 senses > verb 7, perception
MeaningCause (someone) to undergo something.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody PP
Example"He put her to the torture"
BroadersubjectCause to experience or suffer or make liable or vulnerable to
English > put: 10 senses > verb 8, creation
MeaningAdapt.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"put these words to music"
CategorymusicAn artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
Broaderarrange, setAdapt for performance in a different way
English > put: 10 senses > verb 9, cognition
MeaningArrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "I put these memories with those of bygone times"
Synonymsarrange, set up, order
NarrowerphraseDivide, combine, or mark into phrases
synchronize, synchronise, contemporize, contemporiseArrange or represent events so that they co-occur
Broaderorganize, organiseCause to be structured or ordered or operating according to some principle or idea
Spanisharreglar, ordenar, organizar, poner
Catalanarreglar, col·locar, ordenar, organitzar, posar

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