Definition of put (something or someone) on the map
- The story has put our little town on the map.
- The success of his first album really put him on the map in the music industry.
: to place in a specified position or relationship : lay
: to move in a specified direction
: to send (something, such as a weapon or missile) into or through something : thrust
: a throw made with an overhand pushing motion
: an option to sell a specified amount of a security (such as a stock) or commodity (such as wheat) at a fixed price at or within a specified time — compare call 3d
: being in place : fixed, set
: some indeterminate or unspecified thing
: some indeterminate amount more than a specified number
: a person or thing of consequence
: in some degree : somewhat
used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective
: some person : somebody
: a representation usually on a flat surface of the whole or a part of an area
: a representation of the celestial sphere or a part of it
: a diagram or other visual representation that shows the relative position of the parts of something
: to make a map of
: to delineate as if on a map
: to make a survey of for or as if for the purpose of making a map
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