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English definition of “put”

put

verb [T]     /pʊt/ (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)
put sth down/in/on, etc A1 to move something to a place or position : Where have you put the keys ? She put her bag on the floor . You can put your coat in the car . He put his arm around her.Placing and positioning an object
put sb in a mood/position, etc B2 to make someone or something be in a particular situation : They'd had an argument and it had put her in a bad mood . This puts me in a very difficult position .Causing things to happen
SAY to say something using particular words: I don't know quite how to put this, but I'm leaving .Remarks and remarkingExpressing and asking opinions
WRITE A2 to write something: Please put your name on the list by Monday evening .Writing and typing
(Definition of put verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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