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English verb: put up

1. put up (contact) place so as to be noticed


SamplesPost a sign.
Post a warning at the dump.


Synonymspost


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)instal, install, put in, set up

2. put up (social) mount or put up


SamplesPut up a good fight.
Offer resistance.


Synonymsoffer, provide


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)engage, wage

3. put up (creation) construct, build, or erect


SamplesRaise a barn.


Synonymserect, raise, rear, set up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)build, construct, make


Domain categorybuilding, construction


Antonymsdismantle, pull down, rase, raze, tear down, level, take down

4. put up (cognition) put up with something or somebody unpleasant


SamplesI 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.


Synonymsabide, bear, brook, digest, endure, stand, stick out, stomach, suffer, support, tolerate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)allow, countenance, let, permit


Narrower (hyponym)accept, bear up, hold still for, live with, pay, sit out, stand for, swallow, take a joke, take lying down


Verb groupsuffer

5. put up (possession) make available for sale at an auction


SamplesThe dealer put up three of his most valuable paintings for auction.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)offer

6. put up (change) preserve in a can or tin


SamplesTinned foods are not very tasty.


ExamplesThe chefs put up the vegetables


Synonymscan, tin


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)keep, preserve


Domain categorycookery, cooking, preparation

7. put up (social) provide housing for


SamplesThe immigrants were housed in a new development outside the town.


Synonymsdomiciliate, house


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)shelter


Narrower (hyponym)accommodate, chamber, home, lodge, rehouse, take in

8. put up (possession) provide


SamplesThe city has to put up half the required amount.


Synonymscontribute


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)pay

9. put up (communication) propose as a candidate for some honor


Synonymsnominate, put forward


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)nominate, propose









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