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Meanings of Put-to-bed:

idiom

To successfully deal with something or solve a problem

Usage examples:

We thought we'd put the issue to bed, but it was brought up again at the next meeting.

Meanings of Put-to-flight:

phrase

To defeat someone and force them to run away

Usage examples:

The rebels were put to flight by the small regiment., the townspeople attacked the intruders with e…

Meanings of Put-to-one-side:

idiom

To not use something, especially an amount of money, in order to keep it for later use

Usage examples:

We have put some money on one side for next year's summer holiday.

Meanings of Put-to-sea:

phrase

(of a ship) to leave a port and start a journey

Usage examples:

The boats will put (out) to sea on this evening's high tide., i'm always struck by the sight of a g…

Meanings of Put-to-shame:

phrase

To make someone feel ashamed

Usage examples:

It puts me to shame that i still haven't replied to david's letter., her comments put me to shame.,…

Meanings of Put-to-sleep:

idiom

To kill an animal that is very ill or very old so that it does not suffer any more

Meanings of Put-to-the-sword:

idiom

To kill someone

Usage examples:

Thousands of innocents were put to the sword.

Meanings of Put-to-the-test:

idiom

To test how good someone or something is, esp. in difficult conditions

Usage examples:

Those icy roads certainly put my driving to the test.

Meanings of Put-to-work:

idiom

Cause to work

Meanings of Put-under:

idiom

To cause something such as a plan to fail

Usage examples:

Local residents have put the skids under plans to build a new shopping centre.

Meanings of Put-up:

collocation

Place so as to be noticed

phrasal verb

Construct or erect something.

Usage examples:

I put up the tent and cooked a meal
noun

An attempt to trick or deceive someone

Usage examples:

The hotel looked like a good investment, but it turned out that the whole thing was a put-up job.

Meanings of Put-up-as-collateral:

collocation

To offer a valuable property in order to borrow money, that you agree will become the property of the company or person who lends the money if the debt is not paid back

Usage examples:

He is trying to use the business as collateral to secure a bank loan., she put up the money for the…

Put-up-job

ˈpʊt.ʌp ˌdʒɒb

Meanings of Put-up-job:

noun

An attempt to trick or deceive someone

Usage examples:

The hotel looked like a good investment, but it turned out that the whole thing was a put-up job.

Meanings of Put-up-with-it:

phrasal verb

To be willing to accept someone or something that is unpleasant or not desirable

Usage examples:

I don’t know why she puts up with him.

Put-upon

ˈpʊt ə.pɒn

Meanings of Put-upon:

adjective

Treated unfairly by others who want you to help them

Usage examples:

Parents often feel put-upon by the school fund-raisers.

Meanings of Put-you-up:

collocation

If a child is put up for adoption, the authorities look for someone to legally and permanently take the child and raise them

Usage examples:

The baby girls were put up for adoption and were placed with their maternal grandmother., the mothe…

Meanings of Putain:

noun

A whore, a prostitute; a strumpet, a slut.

Putamen

pjʊˈteɪmɛn

Meanings of Putamen:

noun

The outer part of the lentiform nucleus of the brain.

Usage examples:

Immediately above the anterior perforated substance, the pear-shaped head of the caudate nucleus is…

Putamina

pjʊˈteɪmɛn

Meanings of Putamina:

noun

The outer part of the lentiform nucleus of the brain.

Usage examples:

Immediately above the anterior perforated substance, the pear-shaped head of the caudate nucleus is…

Meanings of Putaminous:

adjective

Originally (botany): constituting a shell, husk, etc. later: of, relating to, or designating a putamen.

Meanings of Putative:

adjective

Generally considered or reputed to be.

Usage examples:

The putative author of the book

Putatively

ˈpjuː.tə.tɪv.li

Meanings of Putatively:

adverb

Generally thought or claimed to be a certain way, although it may not be

Usage examples:

Complaints will be reviewed by a putatively independent panel., the film is a putatively heartwarmi…

Meanings of Putcher:

noun

On the river severn and its tributaries: a funnel-shaped basket or wicker trap for catching salmon or eels.

Meanings of Putchuk:

noun

Costus, the fragrant root of the kashmiri plant saussurea costus (family asteraceae (compositae)), used in perfumery and (formerly) as a medicinal agent.

Meanings of Putdown:

noun

A remark intended to humiliate or criticize someone.

Usage examples:

A clever put-down of tory supporters
phrasal verb

To record someone in a particular way

Usage examples:

Put down my sister as agreeing with the democrats., lauren accidentally put me down for five boxes …

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