Meaning of “put something toward something” in the English Dictionary


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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.

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