Put and phrasal verb with put

put, obs. 3d pers. sing. pres. of put, contracted from putteth.
put (?), n. [cf. w. pwt any short thing, pwt o ddyn a squab of a person, pwtog a short, thick woman.] a rustic; a clown; an awkward or uncouth person. queer country puts extol queen bess’s reign. –bramston. what droll puts the citizens seem in it all. harrison.
put (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. put; p. pr. & vb. n. putting.] [as. potian to thrust: cf. dan. putte to put, to put into, fries. putje; perh. akin to w. pwtio to butt, poke, thrust; cf. also gael. put to push, thrust, and e. potter, v. i.]
1. to move in any direction; to impel; to thrust; to push; — nearly obsolete, except with adverbs, as with by (to put by = to thrust aside; to divert); or with forth (to put forth = to thrust out). his chief designs are to put thee by from thy spiritual employment. taylor.
2. to bring to a position or place; to place; to lay; to set; figuratively, to cause to be or exist in a specified relation, condition, or the like; to bring to a stated mental or moral condition; as, to put one in fear; to put a theory in practice; to put an enemy to fight. this present dignity, in which that i have put you. i will put enmity between thee and the woman. iii. 15. he put no trust in his servants. v. 18. when god into the hands of their deliverer puts invincible might. in the mean time other measures were put in operation.
3. to attach or attribute; to assign; as, to put a wrong construction on an act or expression.
4. to lay down; to give up; to surrender. [obs.] no man hath more love than this, that a man put his life for his friends. (john xv. 13).
5. to set before one for judgment, acceptance, or rejection; to bring to the attention; to offer; to state; to express; figuratively, to assume; to suppose; — formerly sometimes followed by that introducing a proposition; as, to put a question; to put a case. let us now put that ye have leave. put the perception and you put the mind. these verses, originally greek, were put in latin. all this is ingeniously and ably put.
6. to incite; to entice; to urge; to constrain; to oblige. these wretches put us upon all mischief. put me not use the carnal weapon in my own defense. w. scott. thank him who puts me, loath, to this revenge.
7. to throw or cast with a pushing motion “overhand,” the hand being raised from the shoulder; a practice in athletics; as, to put the shot or weight.
8. (mining) to convey coal in the mine, as from the working to the tramway. mond.
case, formerly, an elliptical expression for, put or suppose the case to be. put case that the soul after departure from the body may live. hall.
put off
1. hold back to a later time; “let’s postpone the exam” [syn: postpone, hold over, put over, table, shelve, set back, defer, remit]
2. cause to feel intense dislike or distaste [syn: piss off, turn off]
3. take away the enthusiasm of [syn: dishearten]
[ant: cheer]
4. cause to feel embarrassment; “the constant attention of the young man confused her” [syn: confuse, flurry, consternate, disconcert]
5. avoid or try to avoid, as of duties, questions and issues; “he dodged the issue” [syn: hedge, fudge, evade, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestep]
put on
1. a composition that imitates somebody’s style in a humorous way [syn: parody, lampoon, spoof, sendup, mockery, takeoff, burlesque, travesty, charade, pasquinade]
2. something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage [syn: fraud, fraudulence, dupery, hoax, humbug]
3. a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement [syn: antic, joke, prank, trick, caper]
put up
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put”-up (?), a. arranged; plotted; — in a bad sense; as, a put-up job. [colloq.]
put out
put right v : settle or put right; of difficulties or problems [syn: iron out , straighten out]
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