put (something) together

Definition of put (something) together

  1. :  to create (something) by joining or gathering parts together You'll need a screwdriver to put the toy together. They put their first band together when they were in high school. Help me put together a list of what we need at the store. She put a proposal together to give to the committee for consideration. Her outfit was very well put together.

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

togetherplay
  1. :  in or into one place, mass, collection, or group

    :  in a body :  as a group

    :  in or into contact, connection, collision, or union

  1. :  appropriately prepared, organized, or balanced

    :  composed in mind or manner :  self-possessed


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