Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun put

1 sense of put

Sense 1
put option, put -- (the option to sell a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date)
       => option -- (the right to buy or sell property at an agreed price; the right is purchased and if it is not exercised by a stated date the money is forfeited)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb put

9 senses of put

Sense 1
put, set, place, pose, position, lay -- (put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point")
       => move, displace -- (cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant")
          Phrasal Verb-> put over#2; put back#1; put back#2; put off#1; put down#3; put away#3; put together#1; put on#7; put up#1; put down#2; put across#1

Sense 2
put -- (cause to be in a certain state; cause to be in a certain relation; "That song put me in awful good humor"; "put your ideas in writing")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")
          Phrasal Verb-> put off#4; put down#4; put off#3; put out#3; put out#10; put under#1; put away#5; put through#2; put to sleep#2; put up#6; put through#1; put out#5

Sense 3
frame, redact, cast, put, couch -- (formulate in a particular style or language; "I wouldn't put it that way"; "She cast her request in very polite language")
       => give voice, formulate, word, phrase, articulate -- (put into words or an expression; "He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees")

Sense 4
put, assign -- (attribute or give; "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")
       => use, utilize, utilise, apply, employ -- (put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose; "use your head!"; "we only use Spanish at home"; "I can't use this tool"; "Apply a magnetic field here"; "This thinking was applied to many projects"; "How do you utilize this tool?"; "I apply this rule to get good results"; "use the plastic bags to store the food"; "He doesn't know how to use a computer")

Sense 5
invest, put, commit, place -- (make an investment; "Put money into bonds")
       => spend, expend, drop -- (pay out; "spend money")

Sense 6
place, put, set -- (estimate; "We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M.")
       => estimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judge -- (judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time); "I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds")

Sense 7
put -- (cause (someone) to undergo something; "He put her to the torture")
       => subject -- (cause to experience or suffer or make liable or vulnerable to; "He subjected me to his awful poetry"; "The sergeant subjected the new recruits to many drills"; "People in Chernobyl were subjected to radiation")

Sense 8
put -- (adapt; "put these words to music")
       => arrange, set -- (adapt for performance in a different way; "set this poem to music")

Sense 9
arrange, set up, put, order -- (arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events; "arrange my schedule"; "set up one's life"; "I put these memories with those of bygone times")
       => organize, organise -- (cause to be structured or ordered or operating according to some principle or idea)

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