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  1. put-up(verb)

    planned secretly

    "it was a put-up job"

  2. post, put up(verb)

    place so as to be noticed

    "post a sign"; "post a warning at the dump"

  3. put up, provide, offer(verb)

    mount or put up

    "put up a good fight"; "offer resistance"

  4. raise, erect, rear, set up, put up(verb)

    construct, build, or erect

    "Raise a barn"

  5. digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up(verb)

    put up with something or somebody unpleasant

    "I cannot bear his constant criticism"; "The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"; "he learned to tolerate the heat"; "She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage"

  6. put up(verb)

    make available for sale at an auction

    "The dealer put up three of his most valuable paintings for auction"

  7. can, tin, put up(verb)

    preserve in a can or tin

    "tinned foods are not very tasty"

  8. house, put up, domiciliate(verb)

    provide housing for

    "The immigrants were housed in a new development outside the town"

  9. put up, contribute(verb)


    "The city has to put up half the required amount"

  10. nominate, put up, put forward(verb)

    propose as a candidate for some honor


  1. put up(Verb)

    To place in a high location.

  2. put up(Verb)

    To hang or mount.

  3. put up(Verb)

    To cajole or dare to do something.

  4. put up(Verb)

    To store away.

  5. put up(Verb)

    To house, shelter, or take in.

  6. put up(Verb)

    To present, especially in "put up a fight".

  7. put up(Verb)

    To endure, put up with.

How to pronounce put up?

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How to say put up in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of put up in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of put up in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of put up in a Sentence

  1. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy:

    You do have to put up a wall.

  2. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker:

    I said it's put up or shut up time.

  3. Carmen Yulin Cruz:

    The country can't put up with this anymore.

  4. Jean Sibelius:

    No statue has ever been put up to a critic.

  5. House Speaker Rep. Paul Ryan:

    I put up with politics in order to do policy.

Images & Illustrations of put up

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