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Verb: put up
  1. Place so as to be noticed
    "put up a sign";
    - post
     
  2. Mount or put up
    "put up a good fight";
    - provide, offer
     
  3. (construction) Construct, build
    "put up a barn";
    - raise, erect, rear, set up
     
  4. Put up with something or somebody unpleasant
    - digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer
     
  5. Make available for sale at an auction
    "The dealer put up three of his most valuable paintings for auction"
     
  6. (cooking) preserve in a can or tin
    - can, tin
     
  7. Provide housing for
    "The immigrants were put up in a new development outside the town";
    - house, domiciliate
     
  8. Provide
    "The city has to put up half the required amount";
    - contribute
     
  9. Propose as a candidate for some honour
    - nominate, put forward
Adjective: put-up  'pût,úp
  1. Planned secretly
    "it was a put-up job"

Derived forms: puts up, put up, putting up

See also: planned, put

Type of: allow, build, construct, countenance, engage, instal, install, keep, let, make, nominate, offer, pay, permit, preserve, propose, put in, set up, shelter, wage