Sony Pictures Entertainment has put out some of the most countercultural, anti-authoritarian movies of the past century. But right now, if we were to put out an aggregated tally for , it would be way off the mark. In the last few years, it seems the majority of likely Republican candidates have put out books. But in order to commence rebuilding them from the ground up, the world must first put out the fires of this current epidemic. Nobody knows how many, but it was reported that Wyoming plans to put out as many as 60 permits the first season.
Then they launched the ship's boat, in which Bates had come to the island, and put out to sea. She put out both arms as if to lift the young girl, and carry her away. When they reached Hope's door, she turned and put out her arms for Emilia, as for a child.
The tempest suppressed his voice, as it had put out the fire. In these hours of grief, the soul of him put out its strength.
Obsolete past tense form putted is attested 14c. To put down "end by force or authority" a rebellion, etc. Adjective phrase put out "angry, upset" is first recorded ; to put out , of a woman, "to offer oneself for sex" is from To put upon someone "play a trick on, impose on" is from s. To put up with "tolerate, accept" was originally to put up , as in "to pocket.
General meaning "act of putting" is from early 15c. To proffer sexual favors, esp to do so readily; be promiscuous: To proffer or do the sex act; lay: With men buyers, you get them put and you can sell them the Brooklyn Bridge.
See more synonyms on Thesaurus. Origin of put-out Expand. I put him to work setting the table. He put the novel into French. You put a political interpretation on everything. I'd put the distance at five miles. To put it mildly, I don't understand. He put my failure to lack of experience.
Also called put option. Compare call def She put across her new idea. He puts himself across well. It was obviously a lie, but he put it across. Put aside your books and come for a walk. Put away the groceries as soon as you get home. Put away those childish notions. He was put away for four years. The dog was so badly injured that the veterinarian had to put it away. We put your mistakes down to nervousness. He was put down as a chronic complainer. We put down at Orly after six hours.
The trees are putting forth new green shoots. No one has put forth a workable solution. A new interpretation of the doctrine has been put forth. We will have to put forth our best efforts to win. Dark clouds threatened as we put forth from the shore. I hesitated to put forward my plan. We put him forward for treasurer. I put in for a transfer to another department. We were put off by the book's abusive tone. They began to put off the lifeboats as the fire spread. You can't be serious—you're putting me on, aren't you?
All that putting on didn't impress anyone. He was put out when I missed our appointment. They were putting out their best efforts. It will take an exceptional administrator to put over this reorganization.
Discussion of this point will be put over until new evidence is introduced. He was not able to put through his project. The proposed revisions have not as yet been put through. Put me through to Los Angeles. Put a call through to Hong Kong. She's been put through a lot the past year. Someone is going to put him up for president. Some of the employees felt put upon when they were asked to work late. Someone put him up to calling us. I couldn't put up with the noise any longer.
They really put it to him in officer-training school. That used car dealer put it to me good. She has certainly put herself out to see that everyone is comfortable. He suspected that his friend had put something over on him, but he had no proof.
We were put to it to find the missing notebook. The baby wouldn't stay put, and kept trying to climb out of the playpen. Can be confused Expand. Put, place, lay, set mean to bring or take an object or cause it to go to a certain location or position, there to leave it. Put is the general word: Place is a more formal word, suggesting precision of movement or definiteness of location: He placed his hand on the Bible. Lay, meaning originally to cause to lie, and set, meaning originally to cause to sit, are used particularly to stress the position in which an object is put: Set usually means to place upright: Examples from the Web for put out Expand.
Brave and Bold Horatio Alger. Malbone Thomas Wentworth Higginson. Within the Law Marvin Dana. British Dictionary definitions for put out Expand.
I hope I'm not putting you out. See also put about , put across , put aside , put away , put back , put by , put down , put forth , put forward , put in , put off , put on , put on to , put out , put over , put through , put up , put upon. C12 puten to push; related to Old English potian to push, Norwegian, Icelandic pota to poke. Word Origin and History for put out Expand. Copyright C by HarperCollins Publishers.
Idioms and Phrases with put out Expand. Extinguish, as in We put out the fire before we turned in. Also, put to sea. Leave a port or harbor, as in They put out yesterday morning. Publish, as in They put out a weekly newsletter. This usage is applied solely to women, as in She had a reputation for putting out.
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