To bring or set into a certain relation, state or condition (verb)
To exercise a put option (verb)
To express something in a certain manner (verb)
To throw a heavy iron ball as a sport. See shot put. (verb)
A right to sell something at a predetermined price. (noun)
A contract to sell a security at a set price on or before a certain date. (noun)
An idiot; a foolish person. (noun)
A prostitute. (noun)
Examples of word put
A royalist divine also, during the Protectorate, did not scruple to quibble in the following prayer, which he was accustomed to deliver: -- "O Lord, who hast put a sword into the hand of thy servant, Oliver, _put it into his heart_ ALSO -- to do according to thy word."
When for any reason it is necessary to put a small or weakly rooted plant or cutting, or a cutting that is just on the point of sending forth roots, in a pot that seems too large, _put it near the edge of the pot_, instead of in the middle.
Now, mamma, he went on, as he turned to Mme. Vauquer and put his arm round her waist, put on your bonnet, your best flowered silk, and the countesss scarf, while I go out to call a caball my own self.
In a speech which is put into the mouth of Paul "-- _put into the mouth of Paul!
Clearly, the pre-"Respect" Franklin could ace anything the label put before her—from Hoagy Carmichael's "Skylark" to Neal Hefti's "How to Murder Your Wife."