put into

Definition of put into

  1. 1 :  to use (a certain amount of energy or effort) when doing (something) He puts a lot of energy into his performances.

  2. 2 :  to invest (time, money, etc.) in (something) We put a lot of money into (fixing up) that house.

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


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