put

17 ENTRIES FOUND:

put

verb

Definition of PUT

1
to arrange something in a certain spot or position <you can put this box next to the bookshelf>
2
to convey in appropriate or telling terms <tried to think of a good way of putting the news>
3
to decide the size, amount, number, or distance of (something) without actual measurement <put the time of the photograph at about noon>
4
to establish or apply as a charge or penalty <a proposal to put a special tax on luxuries>
Synonyms assess, charge, exact, fine, lay, levy, put
Antonyms remit
6
to risk (something) on the outcome of an uncertain event <deciding to go for broke, he put $1000 on a horse that had 20 to 1 odds>
Synonyms gamble, go, lay, play, put, stake, wager

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