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

3 senses of put-on

Sense 1
parody, lampoon, spoof, sendup, mockery, takeoff, burlesque, travesty, charade, pasquinade, put-on -- (a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way)
       => caricature, imitation, impersonation -- (a representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect)

Sense 2
fraud, fraudulence, dupery, hoax, humbug, put-on -- (something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage)
       => trickery, chicanery, chicane, guile, wile, shenanigan -- (the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them))

Sense 3
antic, joke, prank, trick, caper, put-on -- (a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement)
       => diversion, recreation -- (an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates; "scuba diving is provided as a diversion for tourists"; "for recreation he wrote poetry and solved crossword puzzles"; "drug abuse is often regarded as a form of recreation")

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

9 senses of put on

Sense 1
wear, put on, get into, don, assume -- (put clothing on one's body; "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")
       => dress, get dressed -- (put on clothes; "we had to dress quickly"; "dress the patient"; "Can the child dress by herself?")

Sense 2
put on -- (add to something existing; "She put on a sun room")
       => add -- (make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of; "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")

Sense 3
put on -- (put on the stove or ready for cooking; "put on the tea, please!")
       => cook, fix, ready, make, prepare -- (prepare for eating by applying heat; "Cook me dinner, please"; "can you make me an omelette?"; "fix breakfast for the guests, please")

Sense 4
put on, turn in -- (carry out (performances); "They turned in a splendid effort"; "They turned in top jobs for the second straight game")
       => make, create -- (make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor")

Sense 5
put on -- (add to the odometer; "He put on 1,000 miles on this trip")
       => add -- (make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of; "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")

Sense 6
mount, put on -- (prepare and supply with the necessary equipment for execution or performance; "mount a theater production"; "mount an attack"; "mount a play")
       => organize, organise, prepare, devise, get up, machinate -- (arrange by systematic planning and united effort; "machinate a plot"; "organize a strike"; "devise a plan to take over the director's office")

Sense 7
put on, apply -- (apply to a surface; "She applied paint to the back of the house"; "Put on make-up!")
       => cover -- (provide with a covering or cause to be covered; "cover her face with a handkerchief"; "cover the child with a blanket"; "cover the grave with flowers")

Sense 8
gull, dupe, slang, befool, cod, fool, put on, take in, put one over, put one across -- (fool or hoax; "The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"; "You can't fool me!")
       => deceive, betray, lead astray -- (cause someone to believe an untruth; "The insurance company deceived me when they told me they were covering my house")

Sense 9
gain, put on -- (increase (one's body weight); "She gained 20 pounds when she stopped exercising")
       => change state, turn -- (undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election")

Antonyms of adj put_on

1 sense of put on

Sense 1
assumed, false, fictitious, fictive, pretended, put on, sham -- (adopted in order to deceive; "an assumed name"; "an assumed cheerfulness"; "a fictitious address"; "fictive sympathy"; "a pretended interest"; "a put-on childish voice"; "sham modesty")

INDIRECT (VIA counterfeit) -> genuine, echt -- (not fake or counterfeit; "a genuine Picasso"; "genuine leather")

Similarity of adj put_on

1 sense of put on

Sense 1
assumed, false, fictitious, fictive, pretended, put on, sham -- (adopted in order to deceive; "an assumed name"; "an assumed cheerfulness"; "a fictitious address"; "fictive sympathy"; "a pretended interest"; "a put-on childish voice"; "sham modesty")
       => counterfeit (vs. genuine), imitative -- (not genuine; imitating something superior; "counterfeit emotion"; "counterfeit money"; "counterfeit works of art"; "a counterfeit prince")

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