Definitions for put

Definitions for (noun) put

Main entry: 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

Definitions for (verb) put

Main entry: put, place, set

Definition: estimate

Usage: We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M.

Main entry: 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

Main entry: 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

Main entry: 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

Main entry: 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

Main entry: 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

Main entry: put

Definition: adapt

Usage: put these words to music

Main entry: put

Definition: cause (someone) to undergo something

Usage: He put her to the torture

Main entry: commit, invest, put, place

Definition: make an investment

Usage: Put money into bonds

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