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Definition of Put

Put

  1. A pit.
  2. 3d pers. sing. pres. of Put, contracted from putteth.
  3. A rustic; a clown; an awkward or uncouth person.
  4. of Put
  5. To move in any direction; to impel; to thrust; to push; -- nearly obsolete, except with adverbs, as with by (to put by = to thrust aside; to divert); or with forth (to put forth = to thrust out).
  6. To bring to a position or place; to place; to lay; to set; figuratively, to cause to be or exist in a specified relation, condition, or the like; to bring to a stated mental or moral condition; as, to put one in fear; to put a theory in practice; to put an enemy to fight.
  7. To attach or attribute; to assign; as, to put a wrong construction on an act or expression.
  8. To lay down; to give up; to surrender.
  9. To set before one for judgment, acceptance, or rejection; to bring to the attention; to offer; to state; to express; figuratively, to assume; to suppose; -- formerly sometimes followed by that introducing a proposition; as, to put a question; to put a case.
  10. To incite; to entice; to urge; to constrain; to oblige.
  11. To throw or cast with a pushing motion "overhand," the hand being raised from the shoulder; a practice in athletics; as, to put the shot or weight.
  12. To convey coal in the mine, as from the working to the tramway.
  13. To go or move; as, when the air first puts up.
  14. To steer; to direct one's course; to go.
  15. To play a card or a hand in the game called put.
  16. The act of putting; an action; a movement; a thrust; a push; as, the put of a ball.
  17. A certain game at cards.
  18. A privilege which one party buys of another to "put" (deliver) to him a certain amount of stock, grain, etc., at a certain price and date.
  19. A prostitute.

Put Quotations

Every Thanksgiving, we all write down three things we're thankful for and put them in a hat. Then we pass the hat around the dinner table and everyone has to guess who wrote what!
Debby Ryan

Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you riding through the ruts, don't complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy. Don't bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake Up and Live!
Bob Marley

I have looked into your eyes with my eyes. I have put my heart near your heart. - Pope John XXIII
I have looked into your eyes with my eyes. I have put my heart near your heart.
Pope John XXIII

Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do... but how much love we put in that action. - Mother Teresa
Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do... but how much love we put in that action.
Mother Teresa

It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership.
Nelson Mandela
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Put Translations

put in Afrikaans is sit
put in Dutch is aanspannen
put in Finnish is panna
put in German is legen, bitte/legen, ausgeben, setzen, stellen
put in Italian is mettere, posare, mettere, dare
put in Latin is pono posui positum, colloco, loco
put in Portuguese is colocar, posto, meter, por
put in Spanish is sentar, meter

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