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

1 sense of put-down

Sense 1
put-down, squelch, squelcher, takedown -- (a crushing remark)
       => derision -- (contemptuous laughter)

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

8 senses of put down

Sense 1
set down, put down, place down -- (cause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place; "set down your bags here")
       => 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")

Sense 2
lay, put down, repose -- (put in a horizontal position; "lay the books on the table"; "lay the patient carefully onto the bed")
       => 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")
          Phrasal Verb-> put#1

Sense 3
land, put down, bring down -- (cause to come to the ground; "the pilot managed to land the airplane safely")
       => arrive, get, come -- (reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress; "She arrived home at 7 o'clock"; "She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight")

Sense 4
take down, degrade, disgrace, demean, put down -- (reduce in worth or character, usually verbally; "She tends to put down younger women colleagues"; "His critics took him down after the lecture")
       => humiliate, mortify, chagrin, humble, abase -- (cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of; "He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss")

Sense 5
drop, drop off, set down, put down, unload, discharge -- (leave or unload; "unload the cargo"; "drop off the passengers at the hotel")
       => deliver -- (bring to a destination, make a delivery; "our local super market delivers")

Sense 6
destroy, put down -- (put (an animal) to death; "The customs agents destroyed the dog that was found to be rabid"; "the sick cat had to be put down")
       => kill -- (cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly; "This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank"; "The farmer killed a pig for the holidays")

Sense 7
write down, set down, get down, put down -- (put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc.)
       => write -- (communicate or express by writing; "Please write to me every week")

Sense 8
record, enter, put down -- (make a record of; set down in permanent form)
       => save, preserve -- (to keep up and reserve for personal or special use; "She saved the old family photographs in a drawer")

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