put over

verb
put over; putting over; puts over

Definition of put over

transitive verb

3 : to achieve or carry through by deceit or trickery put one over on me

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Examples of put over in a Sentence

as a result of a medical emergency, our dream vacation had to be put over to the following year

First Known Use of put over

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of put over was in the 15th century

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“Put over.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/put%20over. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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