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put up

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of put up

  1. 1 to fix in an upright position the builders put up the walls before starting on the roof Synonyms of put up pitch, erect, raise, rear, set up, upend, upraiseWords Related to put up brace, buttress, prop (up), shore (up), support; boost, crane, elevate, heave, heft, heighten, hike, hoist, jack (up), lift, perk (up), pick up, up, uphold, upliftNear Antonyms of put up demolish, flatten, knock down, level, raze, tear down

  2. 2 to form by putting together parts or materials plans to put up a pavilion in the public gardens Synonyms of put up assemble, confect, construct, erect, fabricate, make, make up, piece, build, raise, rear, set upWords Related to put up carpenter, fashion, forge, frame, hammer, handcraft, manufacture, mold, produce, shape; prefabricate; begin, coin, create, generate, inaugurate, initiate, innovate, invent, originate; constitute, establish, father, found, institute, organize; conceive, concoct, contrive, cook (up), design, devise, imagine, think (up); reassemble, rebuild, reconstruct, redevelop, reedify [British], retrofit; jerry-build, rig (up), throw up; combine, uniteNear Antonyms of put up demolish, destroy, devastate, flatten, level, pull down, pulverize, raze, ruin, ruinate, shatter, smash, wreck; blow up, explode; detach, disengage; disconnect, disjoin, disunite, divide, separateAntonyms of put up demount, disassemble, dismantle, dismember, knock down, strike, take down, tear down

  3. 3 to offer for sale to the public put their possessions up for auction Synonyms of put up deal (in), merchandise (also merchandize), market, retail, sell, vendWords Related to put up presell, wholesale; remarket, resell; hawk, peddle; barter, distribute, exchange, export, handle, trade, traffic (in); advertise, ballyhoo, boost, plug, promote, tout; bargain, chaffer, dicker, haggle, horse-trade, palter; auction; provide, supply; carry, keep, stockAntonyms of put up buy, purchase

  4. 4 to provide with living quarters or shelter the university puts up students in a variety of buildings Synonyms of put up accommodate, bestow, billet, bivouac, board, bunk, camp, chamber, domicile, encamp, harbor, lodge, house, quarter, roof, room, shelter, take inWords Related to put up ensconce, home, roost, secure, shed, stable, tent; barrack; bed (down)Near Antonyms of put up eject, evict

  5. 5 to engage in a secret plan to accomplish evil or unlawful ends put up an elaborate scheme to defraud insurance companies Synonyms of put up collude, compass, connive, conspire, contrive, intrigue, machinate, plot, schemeWords Related to put up counterplot; brew, concoct, cook (up), devise, hatch; engineer, jockey, maneuver, manipulate; design, frame, lay out, map, plan, shape

  6. 6 to place somewhere for safekeeping or ready availability I need to clear out a space in the garage to put up my motorcycle for the winter Synonyms of put up keep, store, reposit, stowWords Related to put up cellar, garage, hangar, house, warehouse; file, pack, shelve


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