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put meaning and definition

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PUT noun

Definition of put (noun)

  1. the option to sell a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date

PUT verb

Definition of put (verb)

  1. 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"
    • synonyms: lay, place, pose, position, set
  2. 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"
  3. formulate in a particular style or language
    • "I wouldn't put it that way"; "She cast her request in very polite language"
    • synonyms: cast, couch, frame, redact
  4. 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"
    • synonyms: assign
  5. make an investment
  6. estimate
    • "We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M."
    • synonyms: place, set
  7. cause (someone) to undergo something
    • "He put her to the torture"
  8. adapt
    • "put these words to music"
  9. arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events
    • "arrange my schedule"; "set up one's life"; "I put these memories with those of bygone times"
    • synonyms: arrange, order, set up
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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