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    put down - Dictionary definition and meaning for word put down

    Definition
    (verb) cause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place
    Synonyms : place down , set down
    Example Sentence
    • set down your bags here
    Definition
    (verb) put in a horizontal position
    Synonyms : lay , repose
    Example Sentence
    • lay the books on the table
    • lay the patient carefully onto the bed
    Definition
    (verb) cause to come to the ground
    Synonyms : bring down , land
    Example Sentence
    • the pilot managed to land the airplane safely
    Definition
    (verb) reduce in worth or character, usually verbally
    Synonyms : degrade , demean , disgrace , take down
    Example Sentence
    • She tends to put down younger women colleagues
    • His critics took him down after the lecture
    Definition
    (verb) leave or unload
    Synonyms : discharge , drop , drop off , set down , unload
    Example Sentence
    • unload the cargo
    • drop off the passengers at the hotel
    Definition
    (verb) put (an animal) to death
    Synonyms : destroy
    Example Sentence
    • The customs agents destroyed the dog that was found to be rabid
    • the sick cat had to be put down
    Definition
    (verb) put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc.
    Synonyms : get down , set down , write down
    Definition
    (verb) make a record of; set down in permanent form
    Synonyms : enter , record
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