Definition of put before
- The problem of downtown parking was put before the mayor/council.
- We should put this question before the voters.
: 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
: a throw made with an overhand pushing motion
: 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
: being in place : fixed, set
: in advance : ahead
: at an earlier time
: forward of : in front of
: in the presence of
: under the jurisdiction or consideration of
: earlier than the time that
: sooner or quicker than
: so that … do not
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