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put on

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of put on

  1. 1 to place on one's person <I put on a coat and shoes to go outside> Synonyms don, slip (on or into), throw (on) Related Words apparel, array, attire, bedeck, bedizen, bundle up, caparison, clothe, doll up, dress, garb, rig, robe, suit, trick, uniform; overdress Near Antonyms disrobe, strip, undress Antonyms doff, remove, take off

  2. 2 to describe or express in too strong terms <some critics are putting it on when they say it's the best comedy ever made> Synonyms exaggerate, overdo, overdraw, overstateRelated Words color, elaborate, embellish, embroider, magnify, pad, play up, stretch; fudge, hedge; melodramatize, overemphasize, overplay, sensationalizeNear Antonyms belittle, minimize, play downAntonyms understate

  3. 3 to present a false appearance of <put on a show of anger just for fun> Synonyms act, affect, assume, bluff, counterfeit, dissemble, fake, pass (for), pretend, profess, feign, sham, simulateRelated Words dissimulate, impersonate, let on, masquerade, play, playact, pose; forge, imitate; camouflage, conceal, disguise, mask; feint; malinger





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