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2 letters words from 'put'

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Definitions and meaning of put

put

Etymology 1

From Middle English putten, puten, poten, from Old English *putian, *pūtian ("to push, put out"; attested by derivative putung (pushing, impulse, instigation, urging)) and potian (to push, thrust, strike, butt, goad), both from Proto-Germanic *putōną (to stick, stab), possibly from Proto-Indo-European *bud- (to shoot, sprout). Compare also related Old English pȳtan (to push, poke, thrust, put out (the eyes)). Cognate with Dutch poten (to set, plant), Danish putte (to put), Swedish putta, pötta, potta (to strike, knock, push gently, shove, put away), Norwegian putte (to set, put), Norwegian pota (to poke), Icelandic pota (to poke), Dutch peuteren (to pick, poke around, dig, fiddle with). Outside of Germanic possibly comparable to Sanskrit बुन्द (bundá, arrow).

Pronunciation

  • enPR: po͝ot, IPA(key): /pʊt/, [pʰʊʔt]
  • Rhymes: -ʊt

Verb

put (third-person singular simple present puts, present participle putting, simple past put, past participle put or (UK dialectal) putten)

  1. To place something somewhere.
  2. To bring or set into a certain relation, state or condition.
  3. (finance) To exercise a put option.
  4. To express something in a certain manner.
    • 1846, Julius Hare, The Mission of the Comforter
      All this is ingeniously and ably put.
  5. (athletics) To throw a heavy iron ball, as a sport. (See shot put. Do not confuse with putt.)
  6. To steer; to direct one's course; to go.
    • His fury thus appeased, he puts to land.
  7. To play a card or a hand in the game called put.
  8. To attach or attribute; to assign.
    to put a wrong construction on an act or expression
  9. (obsolete) To lay down; to give up; to surrender.
    • Template:RQ:Wyclif Bible
      No man hath more love than this, that a man put his life for his friends.
  10. To set before one for judgment, acceptance, or rejection; to bring to the attention.
    to put a question; to put a case
    • (Can we date this quote by Berkeley and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      Put the perception and you put the mind.
    • Now if there was one thing that the animals were completely certain of, it was that they did not want Jones back. When it was put to them in this light, they had no more to say.
  11. (obsolete) To incite; to entice; to urge; to constrain; to oblige.
    • 1722, Jonathan Swift, The Last Speech of Ebenezer Elliston
      These wretches put us upon all mischief.
  12. (mining) To convey coal in the mine, as for example from the working to the tramway.
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Derived terms
Translations
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putten

Noun

put (plural puts)

  1. (business) A right to sell something at a predetermined price.
  2. (finance) A contract to sell a security at a set price on or before a certain date.
    He bought a January '08 put for Procter and Gamble at 80 to hedge his bet.
    • c. 1900, Universal Cyclopaedia Entry for Stock-Exchange
      A put and a call may be combined in one instrument, the holder of which may either buy or sell as he chooses at the fixed price.
  3. The act of putting; an action; a movement; a thrust; a push.
    the put of a ball
    • 1692, Roger L'Estrange, Fables of Æsop and Other Eminent Mythologists
      The Stag's was a Forc'd put, and a Chance rather than a Choice.
  4. An old card game.
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Translations

See also

  • Stock option on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • call
  • option

Etymology 2

Origin unknown. Perhaps related to Welsh pwt.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pʌt/

Noun

put (plural puts)

  1. (obsolete) An idiot; a foolish person; a duffer.
    • 1733, James Bramston, "The Man of Taste":
      Queer Country-puts extol Queen Bess's reign,
      And of lost hospitality complain.
    • 1749, Henry Fielding, Tom Jones, Folio Society 1973, page 244:
      The old put wanted to make a parson of me, but d—n me, thinks I to myself, I'll nick you there, old cull; the devil a smack of your nonsense shall you ever get into me.
    • 1848, William Makepeace Thackeray, Vanity Fair, Chapter 11:
      The Captain has a hearty contempt for his father, I can see, and calls him an old put, an old snob, an old chaw-bacon, and numberless other pretty names.
    • 1870, Frederic Harrison, "The Romance of the Peerage: Lothair," Fortnightly Review:
      Any number of varlet to be had for a few ducats and what droll puts the citizens seem in it all!

Etymology 3

Old French pute.

Noun

put (plural puts)

  1. (obsolete) A prostitute.

Anagrams

  • UTP, tup

Afrikaans

Etymology

From Dutch put, from Middle Dutch put, from Old Dutch *putti, from Proto-West Germanic *puti, from Latin puteus.

Noun

put (plural putte)

  1. well; pit

Catalan

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈput/
  • Rhymes: -ut

Verb

put

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of pudir
  2. second-person singular imperative form of pudir

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ʏt
  • IPA(key): /ˈpʏt/

Etymology 1

From Middle Dutch put, from Old Dutch *putti, from Proto-West Germanic *puti, from Latin puteus.

Noun

put m (plural putten, diminutive putje n)

  1. pit, well
  2. drain
Derived terms
  • afvoerput
  • beerput
  • opvangput
  • putjesschepper
  • putlucht
  • regenput
  • waterput
Descendants
  • Afrikaans: put
  • Sranan Tongo: peti

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

put

  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of putten
  2. imperative of putten

Finnish

Interjection

put

  1. (onomatopoeia) putt, imitating the sound of a low speed internal combustion engine, usually repeated at least twice: put, put.

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /py/
  • Homophones: pu, pue, pues, puent, pus, pût

Verb

put

  1. third-person singular past historic of pouvoir

Kalasha

Noun

put

  1. Alternative spelling of putr

Latvian

Verb

put

  1. 3rd person singular present indicative form of putēt
  2. 3rd person plural present indicative form of putēt
  3. (with the particle lai) 3rd person singular imperative form of putēt
  4. (with the particle lai) 3rd person plural imperative form of putēt

Romanian

Verb

put

  1. first-person singular present indicative of puți
  2. first-person singular present subjunctive of puți
  3. third-person plural present indicative of puți

Scottish Gaelic

Etymology

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Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pʰuʰt̪/

Verb

put (past phut, future putaidh, verbal noun putadh, past participle pute)

  1. push, shove
  2. jostle
  3. press

Derived terms

  • put ann

Noun

put m (genitive singular puta, plural putan)

  1. young grouse, pout (Lagopus lagopus)
  2. (nautical) large buoy, float (generally of sheepskin, inflated)
  3. corpulent person; any bulging thing
  4. shovelful, sod, spadeful
  5. (medicine) bruised swelling

Mutation

References

  • “put” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology 1

From Proto-Slavic *pǫtь, from Proto-Indo-European *ponth₂-.
Cognate with sputnik, from Russian спу́тник (spútnik, fellow traveller).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pûːt/

Noun

pȗt m (Cyrillic spelling пу̑т)

  1. road
    put za Sarajevo — road to Sarajevo
    gd(j)e vodi ovaj put? — where does this road lead?
  2. way
    ovim putem — this way
    ići pravim putem — to go the right way
    vodeni put — waterway
    ići svojim putem — to go one's own way
    stati nekome na put — to stand in somebody's way
    teret je na putu — cargo is on the way
    miči mi se s puta! — get out of my way!
    najkraći put do bolnice — the shortest way to the hospital
    na pola puta do škole — halfway to the school
  3. path
    krčiti put — to clear a path
    put do usp(j)eha — the path to success
  4. trip, journey
    ići na put — to go on a trip
    biti na putu — to be on a trip
    put oko sv(ij)eta — a trip around the world
    poslovni put — a business trip
  5. (figurative and idiomatic senses) method, means
    sudskim putem — by legal means; through court order
    službenim/zvaničnim putem — through official channels
    Ml(ij)ečni put — Milky Way
Declension

Etymology 2

From Proto-Slavic *plъtь.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pût/

Noun

pȕt f (Cyrillic spelling пу̏т)

  1. complexion, skin hue, tan
    sv(ij)etla put — fair complexion/tan
    tamna put — dark complexion/tan
    crna put — black complexion/tan
  2. body as a totality of physical properties and sensitivities
    mlada put — a young body
    gladna put — a hungry body
Declension

Etymology 3

From pȗt (road, path, way).
Cognated with sputnik, from Russian спу́тник (spútnik, fellow traveller).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pûːt/

Preposition

pȗt (Cyrillic spelling пу̑т) (+ genitive case)

  1. to, toward

Etymology 4

From pȗt (road, path, way).

Alternative forms

  • (genitive plural) pútā

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pûːt/

Adverb

pȗt (Cyrillic spelling пу̑т)

  1. time (with adjectives, ordinals and demonstratives indicating order in the sequence of actions or occurrences)
    prvi put — the first time, for the first time
    drugi put — the second time, for the second time; another time
    ovaj put — this time
    sljedeći/sledeći put — the next time
    posljednji/poslednji put — the last time
    po stoti put — for the hundredth time
    svaki put — every time

Tok Pisin

Etymology

From English foot.

Noun

put

  1. foot

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to place in position.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)