put on

verb

Definition of put on

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1a :  to dress oneself in :  donb :  to make part of one's appearance or behaviorc :  feign put a saintly manner on

  3. 2 :  to cause to act or operate :  apply put on more speed

  4. 3a :  add put on weightb :  exaggerate, overstate

  5. 4 :  perform, produce put on a play

  6. 5a :  to mislead deliberately especially for amusement the interviewer … must be put down — or possibly, put on — Melvin Maddocksb :  3kid 1 you're putting me on

Examples of put on in a Sentence

  1. I put on a coat and shoes to go outside.

  2. some critics are putting it on when they say it's the best comedy ever made

First Known Use of put on

15th century



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