(verb.) 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'.
(verb.) 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'.
(verb.) 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'.
(verb.) adapt; 'put these words to music'.
(verb.) cause (someone) to undergo something; 'He put her to the torture'.
(n.) A pit.
(-) 3d pers. sing. pres. of Put, contracted from putteth.
(n.) A rustic; a clown; an awkward or uncouth person.
(imp. & p. p.) of Put
(v. t.) To move in any direction; to impel; to thrust; to push; -- nearly obsolete, except with adverbs, as with by (to put by = to thrust aside; to divert); or with forth (to put forth = to thrust out).
(v. t.) To bring to a position or place; to place; to lay; to set; figuratively, to cause to be or exist in a specified relation, condition, or the like; to bring to a stated mental or moral condition; as, to put one in fear; to put a theory in practice; to put an enemy to fight.
(v. t.) To attach or attribute; to assign; as, to put a wrong construction on an act or expression.
(v. t.) To lay down; to give up; to surrender.
(v. t.) To set before one for judgment, acceptance, or rejection; to bring to the attention; to offer; to state; to express; figuratively, to assume; to suppose; -- formerly sometimes followed by that introducing a proposition; as, to put a question; to put a case.
(v. t.) To incite; to entice; to urge; to constrain; to oblige.
(v. t.) To throw or cast with a pushing motion "overhand," the hand being raised from the shoulder; a practice in athletics; as, to put the shot or weight.
(v. t.) To convey coal in the mine, as from the working to the tramway.
(v. i.) To go or move; as, when the air first puts up.
(v. i.) To steer; to direct one's course; to go.
(v. i.) To play a card or a hand in the game called put.
(n.) The act of putting; an action; a movement; a thrust; a push; as, the put of a ball.
(n.) A certain game at cards.
(n.) A privilege which one party buys of another to "put" (deliver) to him a certain amount of stock, grain, etc., at a certain price and date.
(n.) A prostitute.
v. a. . Place, set, lay, deposit, commit.. Impose, enjoin, levy, inflict.. Propose, offer, state, present, bring forward.. Oblige, compel, force, constrain.. Incite, urge, entice, induce.
v.t. to push or thrust: to cast throw: to drive into action: to throw suddenly as a word: to set lay or deposit: to bring into any state or position: to offer: to propose: to express state: to apply: to oblige: to incite: to add.—v.i. to place: to turn:—pr.p. putting (pōōt′-); pa.t. and pa.p. put.—n. a push or thrust: a cast throw esp. of a heavy stone from the shoulder (see Putting): an attempt: a game at cards: a contract by which one person in consideration of a certain sum of money paid to another acquires the privilege of selling or delivering to the latter within a certain time certain securities or commodities at a stipulated price (see Options).—ns. Put′-off -by an excuse a makeshift evasion; Put′ter one who puts.—Put about to change the course as of a ship: to put to inconvenience trouble: to publish; Put an end or stop to to check hinder: cause to discontinue; Put away to renounce to divorce; Put back to push backward: to delay: to say nay; Put by to lay aside: to divert: to store up; Put down to crush: to degrade: (Shak.) to confute: to enter as a name: (rare) to give up: to start for; Put for to set out vigorously towards a place; Put forth to extend: to propose: to publish: to exert: to depart; Put in to introduce: to hand in: to appoint: to insert: to conduct a ship into a harbour; Put in for to put in an application or claim for; Put in mind to bring to one's memory; Put off to lay aside: to baffle or frustrate: to defer or delay: to push from shore: (Shak.) to discard; Put on or upon to invest: to impute: to assume: to promote: to instigate: to impose upon: to hasten: to inflict: to deceive trick: to foist or palm upon; Put out to expel to extinguish: to place at interest: to extend: to publish: to disconcert: to offend: to expend: to dislocate; Put over (Shak.) to refer: to send: to defer: to place in authority; Put the case Put case suppose the case to be; Put the hand to to take hold of: to take or seize: to engage in (any affair); Put this and that together to infer from given premises; Put through to bring to an end: to accomplish; Put to to apply use: to add to: to bring or consign to; Put to death to kill; Put to it to press hard: to distress; Put to rights to bring into proper order; Put to sea to set sail: to begin a voyage; Put to or on trial to test: to try; Put two and two together to draw a conclusion from certain circumstances; Put up to startle from a cover as a hare: to put back to its ordinary place when not in use as a sword: to accommodate with lodging: to nominate for election: (with) to bear without complaint: to take lodgings; Put up to to give information about to instruct in.
n. a strumpet.—ns. Pū′tāge a law phrase for a woman's fornication; Pū′tanism the habit of prostitution.
n. a rustic simpleton.
- I thought to myself, as I put out the candle; the woman in white? 威尔基·柯林斯. 白衣女人.
- Legree, in a fury, swore she should be put to field service, if she would not be peaceable. 哈丽叶特·比切·斯托. 汤姆叔叔的小屋.
- Or her taste for peculiar people, put in Mrs. Archer in a dry tone, while her eyes dwelt innocently on her son's. 伊迪丝·华顿. 纯真年代.
- Mr. Jarndyce took great pains to talk with him seriously and to put it to his good sense not to deceive himself in so important a matter. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 荒凉山庄.
- My next words, as true as the good God is above us, will put my life into your hands. 威尔基·柯林斯. 白衣女人.
- In the service I mentally insert Miss Shepherd's name--I put her in among the Royal Family. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 大卫·科波菲尔.
- I put the other bottle from under the bed in there too, she said. 欧内斯特·海明威. 永别了,武器.
- Seizing the professor by the arm, Mr. Philander set off in the direction that would put the greatest distance between themselves and the lion. 埃德加·赖斯·巴勒斯. 人猿泰山.
- She put up her spectacles, shut the Bible, and pushed her chair back from the table. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 简·爱.
- And is that why you would put tables and chairs upon them, and have people walking over them with heavy boots? 查尔斯·狄更斯. 艰难时事.
- As I had had some previous experience with the statements of mining men, I concluded I would just send down a small plant and prospect the field before putting up a large one. 弗兰克·刘易斯·戴尔. 爱迪生的生平和发明.
- They have been looking at the house in St. Peter's Place, next to Mr. Hackbutt's; it belongs to him, and he is putting it nicely in repair. 乔治·艾略特. 米德尔马契.
- Putting out my hand I felt several coats hanging from the wall, and I understood that I was in a passage. 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯归来记.
- I see you are accustomed to wearing kid gloves--but some gentlemen are so awkward about putting them on. 马克·吐温. 傻子出国记.
- Do you mind putting out the flame under the chafingdish, Rupert? 戴维·赫伯特·劳伦斯. 恋爱中的女人.
- I saw her stooping over her, and putting money in her bosom. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 大卫·科波菲尔.
- The opening for putting in the ice, shown just under the pulley in the cut, has two doors with a space between; each door a foot thick. 威廉K.戴维. 智者、化学家和伟大医生的秘密.
- Am I responsible for putting back the pins? 威尔基·柯林斯. 月亮宝石.
- He was just putting a letter into the post-bag. 威尔基·柯林斯. 白衣女人.
- The time allotted to a lesson having fully elapsed, there was a general putting on of bonnets. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 荒凉山庄.
- When the bottle is nearly full, the operator quickly withdraws it with one hand, and having a cork ready in the other, he puts it in before the water can rush out. 弗雷德里克·科利尔·贝克维尔. 伟大的事实.
- He puts his trust in a snow-cloud; the wilderness, the wind, and the hail-storm are his refuge; his allies are the elements--air, fire, water. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 雪莉.
- As he shuffles downstairs, Mr. Snagsby, lying in wait for him, puts a half-crown in his hand. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 荒凉山庄.
- It puts the student in the habitual attitude of finding points of contact and mutual bearings. 约翰·杜威. 民主与教育.
- It is a dead weight upon the action of one of the great springs which puts into motion a great part of the business of mankind. 亚当·斯密. 国富论.
- When he foresees that provisions are likely to run short, he puts them upon short allowance. 亚当·斯密. 国富论.
- Mr. George, entirely assenting, puts on his hat and prepares to march with Mr. Bagnet to the enemy's camp. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 荒凉山庄.
- So when their report puts at its head that absolute annihilation of prostitution is the ultimate ideal, we may well translate it into the real intent of the Commission. 沃尔特·李普曼. 政治序论.
- Mr. Arnold Bennett puts forth a rather curious hybrid when he advises us to treat ourselves as free agents and everyone else as an automaton. 沃尔特·李普曼. 政治序论.
- So saying, the trooper puts his lips to the old girl's tanned forehead, and the door shuts upon him in his cell. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 荒凉山庄.