put (something) behind (oneself)

phrasal verb

Definition of put (something) behind (oneself) 

: to stop worrying about or being upset by (something that happened in the past) It was a disappointing loss, but we need to put it behind us and focus on winning the next game.

Learn More about put (something) behind (oneself)

Share put (something) behind (oneself)

Resources for put (something) behind (oneself)

Statistics for put (something) behind (oneself)

Look-up Popularity

Comments on put (something) behind (oneself)

What made you want to look up put (something) behind (oneself)? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

an open space surrounded by woods

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Food Quiz

How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!