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puts up

verb
present tense third-person singular of put up

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1 to fix in an upright position
  • the builders put up the walls before starting on the roof

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3 to offer for sale to the public
  • put their possessions up for auction

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4 to provide with living quarters or shelter
  • the university puts up students in a variety of buildings

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5 to engage in a secret plan to accomplish evil or unlawful ends
  • put up an elaborate scheme to defraud insurance companies

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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

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“Puts up.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/puts%20up. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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