present participle of put

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3 to decide the size, amount, number, or distance of (something) without actual measurement
  • put the time of the photograph at about noon

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4 to establish or apply as a charge or penalty
  • a proposal to put a special tax on luxuries

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6 to risk (something) on the outcome of an uncertain event
  • deciding to go for broke, he put $1000 on a horse that had 20 to 1 odds

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“Putting.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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