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Definition of 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.
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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