Synonyms for (verb) put on

Synonyms: gain, put on

Definition: increase (one's body weight)

Usage: She gained 20 pounds when she stopped exercising

Similar words: turn, change state

Definition: undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

Usage: We turned from Socialism to Capitalism; The people turned against the President when he stole the election


Synonyms: don, get into, assume, wear, put on

Definition: put clothing on one's body

Usage: What should I wear today?; He put on his best suit for the wedding; The princess donned a long blue dress; The queen assumed the stately robes; He got into his jeans

Similar words: get dressed, dress

Definition: put on clothes

Usage: we had to dress quickly; dress the patient; Can the child dress by herself?


Synonyms: put on

Definition: add to something existing

Usage: She put on a sun room

Similar words: add

Definition: make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of

Usage: We added two students to that dorm room; She added a personal note to her letter; Add insult to injury; Add some extra plates to the dinner table


Synonyms: put on

Definition: add to the odometer

Usage: He put on 1,000 miles on this trip

Similar words: add

Definition: make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of

Usage: We added two students to that dorm room; She added a personal note to her letter; Add insult to injury; Add some extra plates to the dinner table


Synonyms: take in, befool, put on, put one across, put one over, gull, fool, dupe, slang, cod

Definition: fool or hoax

Usage: The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone; You can't fool me!

Similar words: lead astray, deceive, betray

Definition: cause someone to believe an untruth

Usage: The insurance company deceived me when they told me they were covering my house


Synonyms: apply, put on

Definition: apply to a surface

Usage: She applied paint to the back of the house; Put on make-up!

Similar words: cover

Definition: provide with a covering or cause to be covered

Usage: cover her face with a handkerchief; cover the child with a blanket; cover the grave with flowers


Synonyms: mount, put on

Definition: prepare and supply with the necessary equipment for execution or performance

Usage: mount a theater production; mount an attack; mount a play

Similar words: get up, devise, machinate, prepare, organise, organize

Definition: arrange by systematic planning and united effort

Usage: machinate a plot; organize a strike; devise a plan to take over the director's office


Synonyms: put on, turn in

Definition: carry out (performances)

Usage: They turned in a splendid effort; They turned in top jobs for the second straight game

Similar words: make, create

Definition: make or cause to be or to become

Usage: make a mess in one's office; create a furor


Synonyms: put on

Definition: put on the stove or ready for cooking

Usage: put on the tea, please!

Similar words: ready, prepare, make, cook, fix

Definition: prepare for eating by applying heat

Usage: Cook me dinner, please; can you make me an omelette?; fix breakfast for the guests, please

Synonyms for (adjective) put on

Synonyms: assumed, false, fictitious, fictive, sham, put on, pretended

Definition: adopted in order to deceive

Usage: an assumed name; an assumed cheerfulness; a fictitious address; fictive sympathy; a pretended interest; a put-on childish voice; sham modesty

Similar words: imitative, counterfeit

Definition: not genuine; imitating something superior

Usage: counterfeit emotion; counterfeit money; counterfeit works of art; a counterfeit prince