put something toward something Meaning in Cambridge American English Dictionary
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Meaning of "put something toward something" - American English Dictionary

put something toward something

phrasal verb with put  us   /pʊt/ verb (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)
to use money to help pay the cost of something: Grandma told me to put that money toward my college education.
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