Complete Definition of "put"

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English

rank|nothing|God|three|164|put|once|new|years

Etymology
ME. term|putte|lang=enm, from OE. term|putian|pūtian|push, place, thrust

Pronunciation
enPR|/pooÍt/
IPA|/pÊt/
SAMPA|/pUt/
audio|en-us-put.ogg|Audio (US)
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-Êt|-Êt

Verb
en-verb|puts|putting|put

  1. To place something somewhere

#:She put her books on the table.

  1. To bring or set into a certain relation, state or condition

#:Put your horse in order!
#:He is putting all his energy into this one task.
#:She tends to put herself in dangerous situations.

  1. context|stock market To exercise a put option

#: He got out of his Procter and Gamble bet by putting his shares at 80.

  1. To express something in a certain manner

#:When you put it that way, I guess I can see your point.
#sport To throw a heavy iron ball. See shot put.

Derived terms
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put about
put across
put aside
put away
put back
put by
put down
put end
put forth
put forward
put in
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put in practice
put into
put off
put on
put one over
put one's money where one's mouth is
put out
put out feelers
put over
put through
put to
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put together
put to rest
put two and two together
put under
put up
put up with
put upon
put with
put wise
put words in someone's mouth
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Related terms
input
output

Translations
trans-top|to place something somewhere
Esperanto: t-|eo|meti|xs=Esperanto
French: t+|fr|placer, t+|fr|mettre
German: t+|de|setzen, t+|de|stellen, t+|de|legen
Italian: t+|it|mettere
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Korean: t-|ko|ëë¤|trduda|scHang
Portuguese: t+|pt|pôr, t+|pt|colocar, t+|pt|botar
Russian: t+|ru|клаÑÑÑ|trklastâ|scCyrl
Spanish: t+|es|poner, t-|es|colocar, t-|es|situar
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trans-top|to bring or set into a certain relation, state or condition
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trans-top|stock market, to excercise a put option
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trans-top|to express something in a certain manner
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Albanian: vë
Arabic: ARchar|Ùضع (wáÉaÊa)
Catalan: posar, pondre
Chinese: æ¾ (fàng), æ¾ç½® (fàngzhì)
Croatian: posaditi, staviti, položiti
Czech: posadit, stavÄt, položit
Dutch: zetten (plaatsen)
Finnish: tehdä, rakentaa, panna#Finnish|panna (1), pistää (1), laittaa (1)
Greek, Ancient: Ïίθημι (tithemi)
Greek, Modern: θέÏÏ (theto)
Hungarian: tesz, rak, helyez
Ido: pozar
Indonesian: letak|meletakkan, taruh|menaruh
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Irish: cuir
Japanese: ç½®ã (ãã, oku)
Kurdish: KUchar|داÙاÙ
Manx: cur#Manx|cur
Romanian: pune
Scottish Gaelic: cuir
Sindhi: SDchar|Ú¯Ú¾ÙÚÚ» (gherrann), SDchar|Ú¯Ú¾ÙÚائÙÚ» (gherraainn)
Swedish: lägga (to put something flat) (1), ställa (to put something upright) (1), placera (1,2), göra iordning (2)
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Noun
en-noun

  1. A contract to sell stock at a set price on or before a certain date.

#: He bought a January '08 put for Procter and Gamble at 80 to hedge his bet.

See also
pedialite|Stock option
call
option

Category:200 English basic words
Category:English irregular past participles
Category:English irregular simple past forms
Category:English irregular verbs


Bosnian

Noun
infl|bs|noun|gender=m|plural|putevi

  1. road
  2. way
  3. track

Croatian

Noun
hr-noun|g=m|putovi

  1. road
  2. way

Declension
hr-decl-noun-a-in-mono


Dutch

Pronunciation
IPA|lang=nl|/'pɵt/

Noun
infl|nl|noun

  1. pit, well

Serbian

Alternative spellings
qualifier|Serbian Cyrillic onym|sr|scCyrl|пÑÑ|trput

Noun
infl|sr|noun|gender=m|plural|putevi

  1. road
  2. way
  3. track

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