Definitions for put on

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. parody, lampoon, spoof, sendup, mockery, takeoff, burlesque, travesty, charade, pasquinade, put-on(noun)

    a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way

  2. fraud, fraudulence, dupery, hoax, humbug, put-on(noun)

    something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage

  3. antic, joke, prank, trick, caper, put-on(adj)

    a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement

  4. assumed, false, fictitious, fictive, pretended, put on, sham(verb)

    adopted in order to deceive

    "an assumed name"; "an assumed cheerfulness"; "a fictitious address"; "fictive sympathy"; "a pretended interest"; "a put-on childish voice"; "sham modesty"

  5. wear, put on, get into, don, assume(verb)

    put clothing on one's body

    "What should I wear today?"; "He put on his best suit for the wedding"; "The princess donned a long blue dress"; "The queen assumed the stately robes"; "He got into his jeans"

  6. put on(verb)

    add to something existing

    "She put on a sun room"

  7. put on(verb)

    put on the stove or ready for cooking

    "put on the tea, please!"

  8. put on, turn in(verb)

    carry out (performances)

    "They turned in a splendid effort"; "They turned in top jobs for the second straight game"

  9. put on(verb)

    add to the odometer

    "He put on 1,000 miles on this trip"

  10. mount, put on(verb)

    prepare and supply with the necessary equipment for execution or performance

    "mount a theater production"; "mount an attack"; "mount a play"

  11. put on, apply(verb)

    apply to a surface

    "She applied paint to the back of the house"; "Put on make-up!"

  12. gull, dupe, slang, befool, cod, fool, put on, take in, put one over, put one across(verb)

    fool or hoax

    "The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"; "You can't fool me!"

  13. gain, put on(verb)

    increase (one's body weight)

    "She gained 20 pounds when she stopped exercising"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. put on(verb)ʊt

    ≠ take off

    He put on his red sneakers.; Put the green earrings on.

  2. put onʊt

    (of a person) to become heavier

    He's put on a lot of weight.

  3. put onʊt

    to arrange a performance

    The school is putting on a play.

  4. put onʊt

    to pretend

    She puts on a great English accent.

  5. put onʊt

    pretending sth is true as a trick

    She's not 45 - you're putting me on!

Wiktionary

  1. put on(Verb)

    To don (clothing, equipment or the like).

  2. put on(Verb)

    To fool, kid, deceive.

  3. put on(Verb)

    To assume, adopt or affect; to behave in a particular way as a pretence.

  4. put on(Verb)

    To play (a recording).

  5. put on(Verb)

    To initiate cooking or warming, especially on a stovetop.

  6. put on(Verb)

    To perform for an audience.

Freebase

  1. Put on

    Put On is a musical recording by rapper Young Jeezy.


Translations for put on

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

put on

to switch on (a light etc)

Put the light on!

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