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

9 senses of put up

Sense 1
post, put up -- (place so as to be noticed; "post a sign"; "post a warning at the dump")
       => install, instal, put in, set up -- (set up for use; "install the washer and dryer"; "We put in a new sink")

Sense 2
put up, provide, offer -- (mount or put up; "put up a good fight"; "offer resistance")
       => engage, wage -- (carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns); "Napoleon and Hitler waged war against all of Europe")

Sense 3
raise, erect, rear, set up, put up -- (construct, build, or erect; "Raise a barn")
       => construct, build, make -- (make by combining materials and parts; "this little pig made his house out of straw"; "Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer")

Sense 4
digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up -- (put up with something or somebody unpleasant; "I cannot bear his constant criticism"; "The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"; "he learned to tolerate the heat"; "She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage")
       => permit, allow, let, countenance -- (consent to, give permission; "She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband"; "I won't let the police search her basement"; "I cannot allow you to see your exam")

Sense 5
put up -- (make available for sale at an auction; "The dealer put up three of his most valuable paintings for auction")
       => offer -- (make available for sale; "The stores are offering specials on sweaters this week")

Sense 6
can, tin, put up -- (preserve in a can or tin; "tinned foods are not very tasty")
       => preserve, keep -- (prevent (food) from rotting; "preserved meats"; "keep potatoes fresh")

Sense 7
house, put up, domiciliate -- (provide housing for; "The immigrants were housed in a new development outside the town")
       => shelter -- (provide shelter for; "After the earthquake, the government could not provide shelter for the thousands of homeless people")

Sense 8
put up, contribute -- (provide; "The city has to put up half the required amount")
       => pay -- (give money, usually in exchange for goods or services; "I paid four dollars for this sandwich"; "Pay the waitress, please")

Sense 9
nominate, put up, put forward -- (propose as a candidate for some honor)
       => nominate, propose -- (put forward; nominate for appointment to an office or for an honor or position; "The President nominated her as head of the Civil Rights Commission")

Antonyms of adj put_up

1 sense of put-up

Sense 1
put-up -- (planned secretly; "it was a put-up job")

INDIRECT (VIA planned) -> unplanned -- (without apparent forethought or prompting or planning; "an unplanned economy"; "accepts an unplanned order"; "an unplanned pregnancy"; "unplanned remarks")

Similarity of adj put_up

1 sense of put-up

Sense 1
put-up -- (planned secretly; "it was a put-up job")
       => planned (vs. unplanned) -- (designed or carried out according to a plan; "the planned outlays for new equipment")

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