Synonyms and Antonyms of put on
1 to place on one's person I put on a coat and shoes to go outside Synonyms of put on don, slip (on or into), throw (on) Words Related to put on apparel, array, attire, bedeck, bedizen, bundle up, caparison, clothe, doll up, dress, garb, rig, robe, suit, trick, uniform; overdress Near Antonyms of put on disrobe, strip, undress Antonyms of put on doff, remove, take off
2 to describe or express in too strong terms some critics are putting it on when they say it's the best comedy ever made Synonyms of put on exaggerate, overdo, overdraw, overstateWords Related to put on color, elaborate, embellish, embroider, magnify, pad, play up, stretch; fudge, hedge; melodramatize, overemphasize, overplay, sensationalizeNear Antonyms of put on belittle, minimize, play downAntonyms of put on understate
3 to present a false appearance of put on a show of anger just for fun Synonyms of put on act, affect, assume, bluff, counterfeit, dissemble, fake, pass (for), pretend, profess, feign, sham, simulateWords Related to put on dissimulate, impersonate, let on, masquerade, play, playact, pose; forge, imitate; camouflage, conceal, disguise, mask; feint; malinger
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