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- 1 to place equipment or furniture into position so that it can be used synonym install We're having a new shower put in.
- 2to include something in a letter, story, etc.
- 3to interrupt another speaker in order to say something Could I put in a word? + speech “But what about us?” he put in.
- 4to officially make a claim, request, etc. The company has put in a claim for damages.
- 5put in a (…) performance to give a performance of something, especially one of a particular kind All the actors put in great performances.
- 6(also ˈput something into something) to spend a lot of time or make a lot of effort doing something She often puts in twelve hours' work a day. put something into doing something He's putting a lot of work into improving his French. related noun input
- 7(also ˌput something ˈinto something) to use or give money put something into doing something He's put all his savings into buying that house.
(of a boat or its sailors) to enter a port We put in at Syracuse and stayed there for three days.jump to other results