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    put - Dictionary definition and meaning for word put

    Definition
    (noun) the option to sell a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date
    Synonyms : put option
    Definition
    (verb) put into a certain place or abstract location
    Synonyms : lay , place , pose , position , set
    Example Sentence
    • Put your things here
    • Set the tray down
    • Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children
    • Place emphasis on a certain point
    Definition
    (verb) cause to be in a certain state; cause to be in a certain relation
    Example Sentence
    • That song put me in awful good humor
    • put your ideas in writing
    Definition
    (verb) formulate in a particular style or language
    Synonyms : cast , couch , frame , redact
    Example Sentence
    • I wouldn't put it that way
    • She cast her request in very polite language
    Definition
    (verb) attribute or give
    Synonyms : assign
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (verb) make an investment
    Synonyms : commit , invest , place
    Example Sentence
    • Put money into bonds
    Definition
    (verb) estimate
    Synonyms : place , set
    Example Sentence
    • We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M.
    Definition
    (verb) cause (someone) to undergo something
    Example Sentence
    • He put her to the torture
    Definition
    (verb) adapt
    Example Sentence
    • put these words to music
    Definition
    (verb) arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events
    Synonyms : arrange , order , set up
    Example Sentence
    • arrange my schedule
    • set up one's life
    • I put these memories with those of bygone times
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