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Overview of verb put_up

The verb put up has 9 senses

  • post, put up -- (place so as to be noticed; "post a sign"; "post a warning at the dump")

  • put up, provide, offer -- (mount or put up; "put up a good fight"; "offer resistance")

  • raise, erect, rear, set up, put up -- (construct, build, or erect; "Raise a barn")

  • 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")

  • put up -- (make available for sale at an auction; "The dealer put up three of his most valuable paintings for auction")

  • can, tin, put up -- (preserve in a can or tin; "tinned foods are not very tasty")

  • house, put up, domiciliate -- (provide housing for; "The immigrants were housed in a new development outside the town")

  • put up, contribute -- (provide; "The city has to put up half the required amount")

  • nominate, put up, put forward -- (propose as a candidate for some honor)

Overview of adj put_up

The adj put-up has 1 sense

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