Meaning of “put someone down” in the English Dictionary


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put someone down

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


to record someone in a particular way:

Put down my sister as agreeing with the Democrats.
Lauren accidentally put me down for five boxes of cookies, but I only wanted one.

(Definition of “put someone down” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)