Definitions for put up

Definitions for (verb) put up

Main entry: put up, can, tin

Definition: preserve in a can or tin

Usage: tinned foods are not very tasty

Main entry: endure, put up, digest, bear, abide, brook, stand, suffer, support, tolerate, stick out, stomach

Definition: put up with something or somebody unpleasant

Usage: 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

Main entry: nominate, put forward, put up

Definition: propose as a candidate for some honor

Main entry: put up, post

Definition: place so as to be noticed

Usage: post a sign; post a warning at the dump

Main entry: set up, put up, raise, rear, erect

Definition: construct, build, or erect

Usage: Raise a barn

Main entry: contribute, put up

Definition: provide

Usage: The city has to put up half the required amount

Main entry: put up

Definition: make available for sale at an auction

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

Main entry: offer, provide, put up

Definition: mount or put up

Usage: put up a good fight; offer resistance

Main entry: put up, domiciliate, house

Definition: provide housing for

Usage: The immigrants were housed in a new development outside the town

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