put at

phrasal verb

put at; putting at; puts at
: to guess or estimate (something) to be (something)
The coroner put his time of death at 7:00.
Recent estimates put the number of unreported cases at 2,000 each year.

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“Put at.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/put%20at. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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