Definitions for put down

Definitions for (verb) put down

Main entry: record, put down, enter

Definition: make a record of; set down in permanent form

Main entry: put down, get down, set down, write down

Definition: put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc.

Main entry: put down, destroy

Definition: put (an animal) to death

Usage: The customs agents destroyed the dog that was found to be rabid; the sick cat had to be put down

Main entry: discharge, drop, drop off, put down, set down, unload

Definition: leave or unload

Usage: unload the cargo; drop off the passengers at the hotel

Main entry: place down, put down, set down

Definition: cause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place

Usage: set down your bags here

Main entry: put down, repose, lay

Definition: put in a horizontal position

Usage: lay the books on the table; lay the patient carefully onto the bed

Main entry: put down, take down, degrade, demean, disgrace

Definition: reduce in worth or character, usually verbally

Usage: She tends to put down younger women colleagues; His critics took him down after the lecture

Main entry: bring down, land, put down

Definition: cause to come to the ground

Usage: the pilot managed to land the airplane safely

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