HyperDic: put_down

English > 8 senses of the expression put down:
VERBcontactput down, set down, place downcause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place
contactput down, lay, reposeput in a horizontal position
motionput down, land, bring downcause to come to the ground
emotionput down, take down, degrade, disgrace, demeanreduce in worth or character, usually verbally
contactput down, drop, drop off, set down, unload, dischargeleave or unload
contactput down, destroyput (an animal) to death
communicationput down, write down, set down, get downput down in writing
communicationput down, record, entermake a record of
English > put down: 8 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningCause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsset down, place down
Narrowerplank, flump, plonk, plop, plunk, plump down, plunk down, plumpSet (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise
Broaderput, set, place, pose, position, layPut into a certain place or abstract location
English > put down: 8 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningput in a horizontal position.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymslay, repose
Cause tolieBe lying, be prostrate
Narrowerblowlay eggs
bury, entomb, inhume, inter, lay to restplace in a grave or tomb
laylay eggs
raillay with rails
reburybury again
Broaderput, set, place, pose, position, layPut into a certain place or abstract location
See alsoputput into a certain place or abstract location
Spanishacostar, colocar, poner, tumbar
English > put down: 8 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningCause to come to the ground.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymsland, bring down
Categoryair travel, aviation, airtravel via aircraft
Cause toland, set downreach or come to rest
Broaderarrive, get, comereach a destination
See alsoputput into a certain place or abstract location
English > put down: 8 senses > verb 4, emotion
MeaningReduce in worth or character, usually verbally.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Example"She tends to put down younger women colleagues"
Synonymstake down, degrade, disgrace, demean
Narrowerdehumanize, dehumanisedeprive of human qualities
reducelower in grade or rank or force somebody into an undignified situation
Broaderhumiliate, mortify, chagrin, humble, abaseCause to feel shame
See alsoputcause to be in a certain state
Spanishdegradarse, degradar, deshonrarse, deshonrar, envilecer
Catalandegradar-se, degradar, deshonrar-se, deshonrar, envilanir, envilir
Nounsput-downa crushing remark
English > put down: 8 senses > verb 5, contact
MeaningLeave or unload.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymsdrop, drop off, set down, unload, discharge
Narrowerair-dropDrop (an object) from the air
wharfDischarge at a wharf
BroaderdeliverBring to a destination, make a delivery
Spanishdejar, descargar
Catalandeixar, descarregar
English > put down: 8 senses > verb 6, contact
Meaningput (an animal) to death.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "the sick cat had to be put down"
BroaderkillCause to die
Spanishdestruir, matar
English > put down: 8 senses > verb 7, communication
Meaningput down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc..
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymswrite down, set down, get down
Entailed bycomplete, fill out, fill in, make outWrite all the required information onto a form
Narrowerdash down, dash offwrite down hastily
notateput into notation, as of music or choreography
note, take downmake a written note of
transcribewrite out from speech, notes, etc.
BroaderwriteCommunicate or express by writing
Spanishanotar, apuntar, asentar, registrar
English > put down: 8 senses > verb 8, communication
Meaningmake a record of; set down in permanent form.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymsrecord, enter
Categoryrecording, transcriptionThe act of making a record (especially an audio record)
Narroweraccessionmake a record of additions to a collection, such as a library
bookrecord a charge in a police register
chroniclerecord in chronological order
clock in, punch in, clock onRegister one's arrival at work
documentrecord in detail
file, file awayplace in a container for keeping records / records
film, shoot, takemake a film or photograph of something
filmrecord in film
inscribeWrite, engrave, or print as a lasting record
keep, maintainMaintain by writing regular records / records
logEnter into a log, as on ships and planes
log up, clock uprecord a distance travelled
manifestrecord in a ship's manifest
notchnotch a surface to record something
photograph, snap, shootrecord on photographic film
postDisplay, as of records / records in sports games
record, tapeRegister electronically
registerrecord in writing
ring upTo perform and record a sale on a cash register
score, markmake underscoring marks
tally, chalk upKeep score, as in games / games / games
videotape, taperecord on videotape
Broadersave, preserveTo keep up and reserve for personal or special use
Spanishconsignar, entrar, hacer constar, introducir, registrar
Catalanconsignar, entrar, fer constar, registrar

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