Definition of put into
1 : to use (a certain amount of energy or effort) when doing (something) He puts a lot of energy into his performances.
2 : to invest (time, money, etc.) in (something) We put a lot of money into (fixing up) that house.
Word by Word Definitions
: to place in a specified position or relationship : lay
: to move in a specified direction
: to send (as a weapon or missile) into or through something : thrust
: 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 (as a stock) or commodity (as wheat) at a fixed price at or within a specified time — compare call 3d
: being in place : fixed, set
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