Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “put sth together”

See all translations

put sth together

verb uk phrasal verb with put   /pʊt/ ( present participle putting, past tense and past participle put) us  
B2 to put the parts of something in the correct places and join them to each other: I had to put the wardrobe together myself.C1 to prepare a piece of work by collecting several ideas and suggestions and organizing them: The management are putting together a plan/proposal/package to rescue the company. It takes about three weeks to put the magazine together.
More examples
  • If you put the pieces of wood together, you can make a fort.
  • We put the tables together so that everyone could sit together.
put together said after a phrase that refers to a group of people or things to show that you are thinking of them as a group rather than separately: She earns more than all the rest of us put together. The population of the US is bigger than that of Britain, France, and Germany put together.
(Definition of put sth together from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of put sth together?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “put sth together” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

luck

the force that causes things, especially good things, to happen to you by chance and not as a result of your own efforts or abilities

Word of the Day

A certain je ne sais quoi: French words and phrases used in English

by Liz Walter,
January 21, 2015
It is an odd irony that the more sophisticated your use of English is, the more likely you are to use French words and phrases. Or, to be more accurate, ones you know to be French – words such as ballet, au pair, abattoir, fiancé, café, and restaurant are so entrenched in

Read More 

flower beard noun

January 19, 2015
a beard adorned with flowers And some of said beard-rockers are even turning it up a notch, painting trend on top of trend with what’s come to be known as ‘the flower beard.’

Read More