put (something or someone) on the map

Definition of put (something or someone) on the map

  1. :  to make (a place, a person, etc.) famous or well-known 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.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  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

  1. :  a throw made with an overhand pushing motion

    :  the act or an instance of putting the shot

    :  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

  1. :  being in place :  fixed, set

somethingplay
  1. :  some indeterminate or unspecified thing

    :  a person or thing of consequence

    :  one having more or less the character, qualities, or nature of something different

  1. :  in some degree :  somewhat

    : used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

  1. :  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

    :  something that represents with a clarity suggestive of a map

  1. :  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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