Definitions for put on

Definitions for (verb) put on

Main entry: gain, put on

Definition: increase (one's body weight)

Usage: She gained 20 pounds when she stopped exercising

Main entry: don, get into, assume, wear, put on

Definition: put clothing on one's body

Usage: 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

Main entry: put on

Definition: add to something existing

Usage: She put on a sun room

Main entry: put on

Definition: add to the odometer

Usage: He put on 1,000 miles on this trip

Main entry: take in, befool, put on, put one across, put one over, gull, fool, dupe, slang, cod

Definition: fool or hoax

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

Main entry: apply, put on

Definition: apply to a surface

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

Main entry: mount, put on

Definition: prepare and supply with the necessary equipment for execution or performance

Usage: mount a theater production; mount an attack; mount a play

Main entry: put on, turn in

Definition: carry out (performances)

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

Main entry: put on

Definition: put on the stove or ready for cooking

Usage: put on the tea, please!

Definitions for (adj) put on

Main entry: assumed, false, fictitious, fictive, sham, put on, pretended

Definition: adopted in order to deceive

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

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