put sth up Meaning, definition in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "put sth up" - English Dictionary

See all translations

put sth up

phrasal verb with put uk   us   /pʊt/ verb (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)

(RAISE)

B1 to raise something, or to fix something in a raised position: Why don't you put up your hood/umbrella? I put my hand up to ask the teacher a question. I put my hair up (= fixed it into a position on the top of my head) for the wedding.

(BUILD)

B2 to build something: They're planning to put a hotel up where the museum used to be. We're going to put up a new fence around our garden.

(FIX)

to fix an object to a vertical surface: We've put up some new curtains in the living room. Posters advertising the concert have been put up all over the town.

(MONEY)

B1 mainly UK to increase the price or value of something: I see they've put up the price of fuel again. to provide or lend an amount of money for a particular purpose: The money for the new hospital was put up by an anonymous donor. His brother has agreed to put up bail for him.
More examples
(Definition of put sth up from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of put sth up?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“put sth up” in English

    Definitions of “put sth up” in other dictionaries

    Word of the Day
    like

    to enjoy or approve of something or someone

    Word of the Day

    July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
    July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
    by Liz Walter,
    July 01, 2015
    With America’s Independence Day on the 4th and France’s Bastille Day on the 14th, July certainly has a revolutionary theme, so this blog looks at words and phrases we use to talk about the dramatic and nation-changing events that these days celebrate. In particular, it focuses on one of the most important

    Read More 

    burger noun
    burger noun
    June 29, 2015
    a menu on a computer screen comprising three short parallel horizontal lines which the user clicks to see options Definitely use a burger. You could put the settings in the burger menu too. Fix the settings to the bottom of the burger menu and use a vertically scrolling contact list that scrolls behind

    Read More