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put down

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of put down

  1. 1 to express scornfully one's low opinion of he has the annoying habit of putting down others under the guise of offering constructive criticism Synonyms of put down bad-mouth, belittle, cry down, denigrate, deprecate, depreciate, derogate, diminish, dis (also diss) [slang], discount, dismiss, disparage, kiss off, minimize, play down, poor-mouth, decry, run down, talk down, trash, trash-talk, vilipend, write offWords Related to put down discommend; abuse, scold; disapprove (of), dislike; censure, condemn, criticize, denounce, reprehend, reprobate; asperse, defame, malign, rip, slander, slur, traduce, vilify; discredit, disgraceNear Antonyms of put down approve, countenance, endorse (also indorse), favor, recommend, sanction; commend, compliment, eulogizeAntonyms of put down acclaim, applaud, exalt, extol (also extoll), glorify, laud, magnify, praise

  2. 2 to make a written note of we had the whole agreement put down on paper Synonyms of put down jot (down), log, mark, note, record, register, report, set down, take down, write downWords Related to put down chronicle, minute, transcribe; enregister, enter, inscribe; chalk (up), notch, score

  3. 3 to put (someone or something) on a list put her down as one of the chaperones for the field trip Synonyms of put down catalog (or catalogue), enroll (also enrol), enter, index, inscribe, list, record, register, schedule, slateWords Related to put down book, card, file, note; classify, compile, tabulate, tally; rescheduleNear Antonyms of put down delete

  4. 4 to put a stop to (something) by the use of force a tyrant who ruthlessly put down uprisings Synonyms of put down clamp down (on), crack down (on), crush, quell, quash, repress, silence, slap down, snuff (out), squash, squelch, subdue, suppressWords Related to put down douse (also dowse), extinguish, put out, quench; smother, stifle, strangle, throttle; annihilate, decimate, demolish, desolate, destroy, devastate, nuke, rub out, ruin, smash, waste, wreck; exterminate, obliterate, wipe out; conquer, dominate, overcome, overpower, overwhelm, subdue, subjugate, vanquishNear Antonyms of put down abet, aid, assist, back, help, prop up, support; foment, incite, instigate, provoke, stir, whip (up); advance, cultivate, encourage, forward, foster, further, nourish, nurture, promote

  5. 5 to explain (something) as being the result of something else a fender bender that probably can be put down to the young driver's inexperience Synonyms of put down accredit, ascribe, attribute, chalk up, impute, lay, creditWords Related to put down blame, charge, father (on), impute (to), pin (on); assign, refer; associate, attach, connect, link

  6. 6 to take in as food the husky youngster seemed to put down her own weight in food at one sitting Synonyms of put down consume, ingest, partake (of), put away, eat, tuck (away or in)Words Related to put down digest, down, mouth (down), swallow; bolt, chow (down on), devour, glut (on), gobble (up or down), gorge, gulp, scoff, slop, snarf (down), swill, wolf; chew, gnaw (at or on), gum, lap, lick, nibble (on), nurse, pick (at); relish, savor (also savour), taste; banquet, dine, fare, feast, gormandize, pig out, regale; dispatch, polish off; breakfast, lunch, sup; munch, nosh, snack


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