Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word put. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in put.
Definitions and meaning of put
From Middle Englishputten, 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 Englishpȳtan(“to push, poke, thrust, put out (the eyes)”). Cognate with Dutchpoten(“to set, plant”), Danishputte(“to put”), Swedishputta, pötta, potta(“to strike, knock, push gently, shove, put away”), Norwegianputte(“to set, put”), Norwegianpota(“to poke”), Icelandicpota(“to poke”), Dutchpeuteren(“to pick, poke around, dig, fiddle with”). Outside of Germanic possibly comparable to Sanskritबुन्द(bundá, “arrow”).
enPR: po͝ot, IPA(key): /pʊt/, [pʰʊʔt]
put (third-person singular simple presentputs, present participleputting, simple pastput, past participleputor(UK dialectal)putten)
To place something somewhere.
To bring or set into a certain relation, state or condition.
(finance) To exercise a put option.
To express something in a certain manner.
1846, Julius Hare, The Mission of the Comforter
All this is ingeniously and ably put.
(athletics) To throw a heavy iron ball, as a sport. (See shot put. Do not confuse with putt.)
To steer; to direct one's course; to go.
His fury thus appeased, he puts to land.
To play a card or a hand in the game called put.
To attach or attribute; to assign.
to put a wrong construction on an act or expression
(obsolete) To lay down; to give up; to surrender.
No man hath more love than this, that a man put his life for his friends.
To set before one for judgment, acceptance, or rejection; to bring to the attention.
to put a question; to put a case
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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.
(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.
(mining) To convey coal in the mine, as for example from the working to the tramway.
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(business) A right to sell something at a predetermined price.
(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.
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.
An old card game.
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Origin unknown. Perhaps related to Welshpwt.
(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!
(obsolete) A prostitute.
From Dutchput, from Middle Dutchput, from Old Dutch*putti, from Proto-West Germanic*puti, from Latinputeus.
(Balearic, Central, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈput/
third-person singular present indicative form of pudir
second-person singular imperative form of pudir
From Middle Dutchput, from Old Dutch*putti, from Proto-West Germanic*puti, from Latinputeus.
putm (pluralputten, diminutiveputjen)
→ Sranan Tongo: peti
See the etymology of the main entry.
first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of putten
imperative of putten
(onomatopoeia) putt, imitating the sound of a low speed internal combustion engine, usually repeated at least twice: put, put.
Homophones: pu, pue, pues, puent, pus, pût
third-person singular past historic of pouvoir
Alternative spelling of putr
3rd person singular present indicative form of putēt
3rd person plural present indicative form of putēt
(with the particle lai)3rd person singular imperative form of putēt
(with the particle lai)3rd person plural imperative form of putēt
first-person singular present indicative of puți
first-person singular present subjunctive of puți
third-person plural present indicative of puți
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put (pastphut, futureputaidh, verbal nounputadh, past participlepute)
putm (genitive singularputa, pluralputan)
young grouse, pout (Lagopus lagopus)
(nautical) large buoy, float (generally of sheepskin, inflated)
corpulent person; any bulging thing
shovelful, sod, spadeful
(medicine) bruised swelling
“put” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
From Proto-Slavic*pǫtь, from Proto-Indo-European*ponth₂-.
Cognate with sputnik, from Russianспу́тник(spútnik, “fellow traveller”).
pȗtm (Cyrillic spellingпу̑т)
put za Sarajevo — road to Sarajevo
gd(j)e vodi ovaj put? — where does this road lead?
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
krčiti put — to clear a path
put do usp(j)eha — the path to success
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
(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
pȕtf (Cyrillic spellingпу̏т)
complexion, skin hue, tan
sv(ij)etla put — fair complexion/tan
tamna put — dark complexion/tan
crna put — black complexion/tan
body as a totality of physical properties and sensitivities
mlada put — a young body
gladna put — a hungry body
From pȗt(“road, path, way”).
Cognated with sputnik, from Russianспу́тник(spútnik, “fellow traveller”).
pȗt (Cyrillic spellingпу̑т) (+ genitive case)
From pȗt(“road, path, way”).
pȗt (Cyrillic spellingпу̑т)
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