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Synonyms for put up

Synonyms for (verb) put up

Synonyms: put up, can, tin Definition: preserve in a can or tin Usage: tinned foods are not very tasty

Similar words: keep, preserve Definition: prevent (food) from rotting Usage: preserved meats; keep potatoes fresh

Synonyms: endure, put up, digest, bear, abide, brook, stand, suffer, support, tolerate, stick out, stomach Definition: put up with something or somebody unpleasant Usage: I cannot bear his constant criticism; The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks; he learned to tolerate the heat; She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage

Similar words: let, countenance, permit, allow Definition: consent to, give permission Usage: She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband; I won't let the police search her basement; I cannot allow you to see your exam

Synonyms: nominate, put forward, put up Definition: propose as a candidate for some honor

Similar words: propose, nominate Definition: put forward; nominate for appointment to an office or for an honor or position Usage: The President nominated her as head of the Civil Rights Commission

Synonyms: put up, post Definition: place so as to be noticed Usage: post a sign; post a warning at the dump

Similar words: put in, set up, instal, install Definition: set up for use Usage: install the washer and dryer; We put in a new sink

Synonyms: set up, put up, raise, rear, erect Definition: construct, build, or erect Usage: Raise a barn

Similar words: construct, make, build Definition: make by combining materials and parts Usage: this little pig made his house out of straw; Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer

Synonyms: contribute, put up Definition: provide Usage: The city has to put up half the required amount

Similar words: pay Definition: give money, usually in exchange for goods or services Usage: I paid four dollars for this sandwich; Pay the waitress, please

Synonyms: put up Definition: make available for sale at an auction Usage: The dealer put up three of his most valuable paintings for auction

Similar words: offer Definition: make available for sale Usage: The stores are offering specials on sweaters this week

Synonyms: offer, provide, put up Definition: mount or put up Usage: put up a good fight; offer resistance

Similar words: engage, wage Definition: carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns) Usage: Napoleon and Hitler waged war against all of Europe

Synonyms: put up, domiciliate, house Definition: provide housing for Usage: The immigrants were housed in a new development outside the town

Similar words: shelter Definition: provide shelter for Usage: After the earthquake, the government could not provide shelter for the thousands of homeless people