HyperDic: put_on

English > 10 senses of the expression put on:
VERBbodyput on, wear, get into, don, assumeput clothing on one's body
changeput onadd to something existing
creationput onput on the stove or ready for cooking
creationput on, turn incarry out (performances)
changeput onadd to the odometer
creationput on, mountprepare and supply with the necessary equipment for execution or performance
contactput on, applyapply to a surface
communicationput on, gull, dupe, slang, befool, cod, fool, take in, put one over, put one acrossfool or hoax
bodyput on, gainincrease (one's body weight)
ADJECTIVEallput on, assumed, false, fictitious, fictive, pretended, shamadopted in order to deceive / deceive
English > put on: 10 senses > adjective 1
MeaningAdopted in order to deceive / deceive.
Synonymsassumed, false, fictitious, fictive, pretended, sham
Broadercounterfeit, imitativenot genuine
Spanishfalso, ficticio, fingido
Catalanfals, fictici
English > put on: 10 senses > verb 1, body
MeaningPut clothing on one's body.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "He put on his best suit for the wedding"
Synonymswear, get into, don, assume
NarrowerhatPut on or wear a hat
scarfwrap in or adorn with a scarf
slip onPut on with ease or speed
try on, tryPut on a garment in order to see whether it fits and looks nice
Broaderdress, get dressedPut on clothes
Spanishllevar, ponerse, vestir
Catalanportar, posar-se, vestir-se, vestir
English > put on: 10 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningadd to something existing.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"She put on a sun room"
Broaderaddmake an addition (to)
Catalanposar-se, posar
English > put on: 10 senses > verb 3, creation
Meaningput on the stove or ready for cooking.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThe chefs put on the vegetables
Example"put on the tea, please!"
Categorycooking, cookery, preparationThe act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
Broadercook, fix, ready, make, preparePrepare for eating by applying heat
English > put on: 10 senses > verb 4, creation
Meaningcarry out (performances).
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymturn in
Broadermake, createmake or cause to be or to become
Spanishentregar, poner, presentar
English > put on: 10 senses > verb 5, change
Meaningadd to the odometer.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"He put on 1,000 miles on this trip"
Broaderaddmake an addition (to)
English > put on: 10 senses > verb 6, creation
MeaningPrepare and supply with the necessary equipment for execution or performance.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Narrowerrerunrerun a performance of a play, for example
Broaderorganize, organise, prepare, devise, get up, machinateArrange by systematic planning and united effort
English > put on: 10 senses > verb 7, contact
Meaningapply to a surface.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
Example "Put on make-up!"
Narrowercold-creamput cold cream on one's face
creamput on cream, as on one's face or body
dab, swab, swobapply (usually a liquid / liquid) to a surface
daubapply to a surface
dressput a dressing on
gumCover, fill, fix or smear with or as if with gum
puttyapply putty in order to fix or fill
slap on, clap on, slam onapply carelessly
sponge onapply with a sponge
BroadercoverProvide with a covering or cause to be covered
See alsoputput into a certain place or abstract location
English > put on: 10 senses > verb 8, communication
Meaningfool or hoax.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsgull, dupe, slang, befool, cod, fool, take in, put one over, put one across
Narrowerpull the leg of, kidtell false / false / false information to for fun
Broaderdeceive, betray, lead astrayCause someone to believe an untruth
Spanishconfundir, defraudar, embabucar, embaír, embaucar, encandilar, engañar, engatusar, enredar, falsear, timar
Catalanenredar, entabanar
Nounsput-onsomething intended to deceive
English > put on: 10 senses > verb 9, body
Meaningincrease (one's body weight).
PatternSomebody ----s
Narrowerpack ongain (weight)
round, flesh out, fill outBecome round, plump, or shapely
Broaderchange state, turnUndergo a transformation or a change of position or action
Oppositereduce, melt off, slim, slenderize, thin, slim downTake off weight
Spanishengordar, engrosar, engruesar, ganar
Catalanengreixar-se, engrossir-se

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