Definition of put/place (someone) on a pedestal
- Her boyfriend placed her on a pedestal.
- He wanted a career as an actor, but he didn't want to be put on a pedestal.
: 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
: physical environment : space
: a way for admission or transit
: physical surroundings : atmosphere
: to put in or as if in a particular place or position : set
: to present for consideration
: to put in a particular state
: some person : somebody
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