put back

phrasal verb
put back; putting back; puts back

Definition of put back

1 : to return (something) to the place where it belongs Remember to put the vacuum cleaner back in the closet after you've used it. The books had been put back neatly on the shelf.
2 British : to change (a planned event) to start at a later date or time They put back the game until next week.

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“Put back.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/put%20back. Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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