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put down


Synonyms and Antonyms of PUT DOWN

to express scornfully one's low opinion of <he has the annoying habit of putting down others under the guise of offering constructive criticism>
Antonyms acclaim, applaud, exalt, extol (also extoll), glorify, laud, magnify, praise
to make a written note of <we had the whole agreement put down on paper>
to put (someone or something) on a list <put her down as one of the chaperones for the field trip>
Synonyms catalog (or catalogue), enroll (also enrol), enter, index, inscribe, put down, record, register, schedule, slate
Near Antonyms delete
to explain (something) as being the result of something else <a fender bender that probably can be put down to the young driver's inexperience>
Related Words blame, charge, father (on), impute (to), pin (on); assign, refer; associate, attach, connect, link
to take in as food <the husky youngster seemed to put down her own weight in food at one sitting>
Synonyms consume, ingest, partake (of), put away, put down, tuck (away or in)
Related Words digest, down, mouth (down), swallow; bolt, chow (down on), devour, glut (on), gobble (up or down), gorge, gulp, scoff, slop, snarf (down), swill, wolf; chew, gnaw (at or on), gum, lap, lick, nibble (on), nurse, pick (at); relish, savor (also savour), taste; banquet, dine, fare, feast, gormandize, pig out, regale; dispatch, polish off; breakfast, lunch, sup; munch, nosh, snack


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