Definition of put in from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

put in

 
 
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Phrasal Verbs

    ˌput somethingˈin

     
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  1. 1 to place equipment or furniture into position so that it can be used synonym install We're having a new shower put in.
  2. 2to include something in a letter, story, etc.
  3. 3to interrupt another speaker in order to say something Could I put in a word? + speech “But what about us?” he put in.
  4. 4to officially make a claim, request, etc. The company has put in a claim for damages.
  5. 5put in a (…) performance to give a performance of something, especially one of a particular kind All the actors put in great performances.
  6. 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. 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.

ˌput ˈin (at…)

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ˈput into…

 
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(of a boat or its sailors) to enter a port We put in at Syracuse and stayed there for three days.