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Synonyms for put

Synonyms for (noun) put

Synonyms: put, put option Definition: the option to sell a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date

Similar words: option Definition: the right to buy or sell property at an agreed price; the right is purchased and if it is not exercised by a stated date the money is forfeited

Synonyms for (verb) put

Synonyms: put, place, set Definition: estimate Usage: We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M.

Similar words: judge, approximate, estimate, gauge, guess Definition: judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time) Usage: I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds

Synonyms: put, arrange, order, set up Definition: arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events Usage: arrange my schedule; set up one's life; I put these memories with those of bygone times

Similar words: organise, organize Definition: cause to be structured or ordered or operating according to some principle or idea

Synonyms: frame, couch, put, redact, cast Definition: formulate in a particular style or language Usage: I wouldn't put it that way; She cast her request in very polite language

Similar words: phrase, word, give voice, articulate, formulate Definition: put into words or an expression Usage: He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees

Synonyms: put, assign Definition: attribute or give Usage: She put too much emphasis on her the last statement; He put all his efforts into this job; The teacher put an interesting twist to the interpretation of the story

Similar words: use, utilise, utilize, employ, apply Definition: put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose Usage: use your head!; we only use Spanish at home; I can't use this tool; Apply a magnetic field here; This thinking was applied to many projects; How do you utilize this tool?; I apply this rule to get good results; use the plastic bags to store the food; He doesn't know how to use a computer

Synonyms: put Definition: cause to be in a certain state; cause to be in a certain relation Usage: That song put me in awful good humor; put your ideas in writing

Similar words: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: put, place, pose, position, set, lay Definition: put into a certain place or abstract location Usage: Put your things here; Set the tray down; Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children; Place emphasis on a certain point

Similar words: displace, move Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant

Synonyms: put Definition: adapt Usage: put these words to music

Similar words: set, arrange Definition: adapt for performance in a different way Usage: set this poem to music

Synonyms: put Definition: cause (someone) to undergo something Usage: He put her to the torture

Similar words: subject Definition: cause to experience or suffer or make liable or vulnerable to Usage: He subjected me to his awful poetry; The sergeant subjected the new recruits to many drills; People in Chernobyl were subjected to radiation

Synonyms: commit, invest, put, place Definition: make an investment Usage: Put money into bonds

Similar words: spend, expend, drop Definition: pay out Usage: spend money