to elect a political party to govern a country Who will the voters put in this time?
- 1 to fix 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 put 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 put something into something) to use or give money put something into doing something He's put all his savings into buying that house.