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put down meaning and definition

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Definition of put down (verb)

  1. cause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place
  2. put in a horizontal position
    • "lay the books on the table"; "lay the patient carefully onto the bed"
    • synonyms: lay, repose
  3. cause to come to the ground
    • "the pilot managed to land the airplane safely"
    • synonyms: bring down, land
  4. reduce in worth or character, usually verbally
  5. leave or unload
  6. 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"
    • synonyms: destroy
  7. put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc.
  8. make a record of; set down in permanent form
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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