Synonyms for put up

Synonyms for (verb) put up

Synonyms: put up, can, tin

Definition: preserve in a can or tin

Usage: tinned foods are not very tasty

Similar words: keep, preserve

Definition: prevent (food) from rotting

Usage: preserved meats; keep potatoes fresh


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: let, countenance, permit, allow

Definition: consent to, give permission

Usage: She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband; I won't let the police search her basement; I cannot allow you to see your exam


Synonyms: nominate, put forward, put up

Definition: propose as a candidate for some honor

Similar words: propose, nominate

Definition: put forward; nominate for appointment to an office or for an honor or position

Usage: The President nominated her as head of the Civil Rights Commission


Synonyms: put up, post

Definition: place so as to be noticed

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

Similar words: put in, set up, instal, install

Definition: set up for use

Usage: install the washer and dryer; We put in a new sink


Synonyms: set up, put up, raise, rear, erect

Definition: construct, build, or erect

Usage: Raise a barn

Similar words: construct, make, build

Definition: make by combining materials and parts

Usage: this little pig made his house out of straw; Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer


Synonyms: contribute, put up

Definition: provide

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

Similar words: pay

Definition: give money, usually in exchange for goods or services

Usage: I paid four dollars for this sandwich; Pay the waitress, please


Synonyms: put up

Definition: make available for sale at an auction

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

Similar words: offer

Definition: make available for sale

Usage: The stores are offering specials on sweaters this week


Synonyms: offer, provide, put up

Definition: mount or put up

Usage: put up a good fight; offer resistance

Similar words: engage, wage

Definition: carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns)

Usage: Napoleon and Hitler waged war against all of Europe


Synonyms: put up, domiciliate, house

Definition: provide housing for

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

Similar words: shelter

Definition: provide shelter for

Usage: After the earthquake, the government could not provide shelter for the thousands of homeless people