Meaning of “put sth to bed” in the English Dictionary


"put sth to bed" in English

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put sth to bed


to successfully deal with something or solve a problem:

We thought we'd put the issue to bed, but it was brought up again at the next meeting.

specialized publishing to start printing something

(Definition of “put sth to bed” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)