What does put down mean?

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put down

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. put-down, squelch, squelcher, takedownverb

    a crushing remark

  2. set down, put down, place downverb

    cause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place

    "set down your bags here"

  3. lay, put down, reposeverb

    put in a horizontal position

    "lay the books on the table"; "lay the patient carefully onto the bed"

  4. land, put down, bring downverb

    cause to come to the ground

    "the pilot managed to land the airplane safely"

  5. take down, degrade, disgrace, demean, put downverb

    reduce in worth or character, usually verbally

    "She tends to put down younger women colleagues"; "His critics took him down after the lecture"

  6. drop, drop off, set down, put down, unload, dischargeverb

    leave or unload

    "unload the cargo"; "drop off the passengers at the hotel"

  7. destroy, put downverb

    put (an animal) to death

    "The customs agents destroyed the dog that was found to be rabid"; "the sick cat had to be put down"

  8. write down, set down, get down, put downverb

    put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc.

  9. record, enter, put downverb

    make a record of; set down in permanent form

Wiktionary

  1. put downverb

    To insult, belittle, or demean.

    Etymology: From put + down

  2. put downverb

    To halt, eliminate, stop, or squelch, often by force.

    Etymology: From put + down

  3. put downverb

    To euthanize (an animal).

    Etymology: From put + down

  4. put downverb

    To write (something).

    Etymology: From put + down

  5. put downverb

    To terminate a call; to hang up.

    Etymology: From put + down

  6. put downverb

    To add a name to a list.

    Etymology: From put + down

  7. put downverb

    To make prices, or taxes, lower.

    Etymology: From put + down

  8. put downverb

    To place a baby somewhere to sleep.

    Etymology: From put + down

  9. put downverb

    To land.

    Etymology: From put + down

  10. put downverb

    To drop someone off, or let them out of a vehicle.

    Etymology: From put + down

  11. put downverb

    To cease, temporarily or permanently, reading (a book).

    Etymology: From put + down

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of put down in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of put down in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of put down in a Sentence

  1. Shaquille O'Neal:

    It's just something to have on my resume for when I go back into reality. Someday I might have to put down a basketball and have a regular 9-to-5 like everybody else.

  2. Tammy Faye:

    I think I have a lot in common with the gay population because they've been made fun of and put down and misunderstood and have really had a rough row to hoe in life, they identify with me and I certainly identify with what they're still going through.

  3. Butch Arbin:

    I was ONLY looking out for the women of the patrol and was not attempting to put down any group or individual, only maintain a nice facility for the women who choose to use a gender specific facility.

  4. Butch Arbin:

    I used humor to make the point, i was ONLY looking out for the women of the patrol and was not attempting to put down any group or individual, only maintain a nice facility for the women who choose to use a gender specific facility.

  5. Stephen Mader:

    I told him, ‘Put down the gun,’ and he’s like, ‘Just shoot me.’ And I told him, ‘I’m not going to shoot you brother,’.

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