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putting up

verb , present participle 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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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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