HyperDic: put_over

English > 2 senses of the expression put over:
VERBcommunicationput over, get acrosscommunicate successfully
stativeput over, postpone, prorogue, hold over, table, shelve, set back, defer, remit, put offhold back to a later time
English > put over: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningCommunicate successfully.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "He put over the idea very well"
Synonymget across
Broadercommunicate, pass on, pass, pass along, put acrosstransmit information
Spanishcomunicar
Catalancomunicar
English > put over: 2 senses > verb 2, stative
Meaninghold back to a later time.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymspostpone, prorogue, hold over, table, shelve, set back, defer, remit, put off
Entailscancel, call off, scratch, scrubpostpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled
rescheduleAssign a new time and place for an event
Narrowercallstop or postpone because of adverse conditions, such as bad weather
holdstop dealing with
probateput a convicted person on probation by suspending his sentence
reprieve, respitepostpone the punishment of a convicted criminal, such as an execution
suspendRender temporarily ineffective / ineffective / ineffective
BroaderdelayAct later than planned, scheduled, or required
See alsoputput into a certain place or abstract location
Spanishaplazar, demorar, posponer, postergar, retrasar
Catalanajornar, endarrerir, posposar

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