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English verb: put over

1. put over (communication) communicate successfully

SamplesI couldn't get across the message.
He put over the idea very well.

Synonymsget across

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)communicate, pass, pass along, pass on, put across

2. put over (stative) hold back to a later time

SamplesLet's postpone the exam.

Synonymsdefer, hold over, postpone, prorogue, put off, remit, set back, shelve, table

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

Broader (hypernym)delay

Narrower (hyponym)call, hold, probate, reprieve, respite, suspend

Entailcall off, cancel, reschedule, scratch, scrub

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