put ideas in/into someone's head

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of put ideas in/into someone's head

: to cause someone to have ideas or suspicions that he or she would not have had otherwise
  • Don't go putting ideas in/into his head.

Word by Word Definitions

put play
  1. : to place in a specified position or relationship : lay

  2. : to move in a specified direction

  3. : to send (something, such as a weapon or missile) into or through something : thrust

  1. : a throw made with an overhand pushing motion

  2. : 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

idea play ideas
  1. : a transcendent entity that is a real pattern of which existing things are imperfect representations

  2. : a standard of perfection : ideal

  3. : a plan for action : design

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody


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