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    put up - Dictionary definition and meaning for word put up

    Definition
    (verb) place so as to be noticed
    Synonyms : post
    Example Sentence
    • post a sign
    • post a warning at the dump
    Definition
    (verb) mount or put up
    Synonyms : offer , provide
    Example Sentence
    • put up a good fight
    • offer resistance
    Definition
    (verb) construct, build, or erect
    Synonyms : erect , raise , rear , set up
    Example Sentence
    • Raise a barn
    Definition
    (verb) put up with something or somebody unpleasant
    Example Sentence
    • I cannot bear his constant criticism
    • The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks
    • he learned to tolerate the heat
    • She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage
    Definition
    (verb) make available for sale at an auction
    Example Sentence
    • The dealer put up three of his most valuable paintings for auction
    Definition
    (verb) preserve in a can or tin
    Synonyms : can , tin
    Example Sentence
    • tinned foods are not very tasty
    Definition
    (verb) provide housing for
    Synonyms : domiciliate , house
    Example Sentence
    • The immigrants were housed in a new development outside the town
    Definition
    (verb) provide
    Synonyms : contribute
    Example Sentence
    • The city has to put up half the required amount
    Definition
    (verb) propose as a candidate for some honor
    Synonyms : nominate , put forward
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