Synonyms for put down

Synonyms for (verb) put down

Synonyms: record, put down, enter

Definition: make a record of; set down in permanent form

Similar words: preserve, save

Definition: to keep up and reserve for personal or special use

Usage: She saved the old family photographs in a drawer


Synonyms: put down, get down, set down, write down

Definition: put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc.

Similar words: write

Definition: communicate or express by writing

Usage: Please write to me every week


Synonyms: put down, destroy

Definition: put (an animal) to death

Usage: The customs agents destroyed the dog that was found to be rabid; the sick cat had to be put down

Similar words: kill

Definition: cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly

Usage: This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank; The farmer killed a pig for the holidays


Synonyms: discharge, drop, drop off, put down, set down, unload

Definition: leave or unload

Usage: unload the cargo; drop off the passengers at the hotel

Similar words: deliver

Definition: bring to a destination, make a delivery

Usage: our local super market delivers


Synonyms: place down, put down, set down

Definition: cause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place

Usage: set down your bags here

Similar words: put, place, pose, position, set, lay

Definition: put into a certain place or abstract location

Usage: Put your things here; Set the tray down; Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children; Place emphasis on a certain point


Synonyms: put down, repose, lay

Definition: put in a horizontal position

Usage: lay the books on the table; lay the patient carefully onto the bed

Similar words: put, place, pose, position, set, lay

Definition: put into a certain place or abstract location

Usage: Put your things here; Set the tray down; Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children; Place emphasis on a certain point


Synonyms: put down, take down, degrade, demean, disgrace

Definition: reduce in worth or character, usually verbally

Usage: She tends to put down younger women colleagues; His critics took him down after the lecture

Similar words: humble, humiliate, mortify, abase, chagrin

Definition: cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of

Usage: He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss


Synonyms: bring down, land, put down

Definition: cause to come to the ground

Usage: the pilot managed to land the airplane safely

Similar words: come, arrive, get

Definition: reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress

Usage: She arrived home at 7 o'clock; She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight