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Meaning of PUT UP

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  planned secretly; "it was a put-up job"
  2. [v]  preserve in a can or tin; "tinned foods are not very tasty"
  3. [v]  put up with something or somebody unpleasant; "I cannot bear his constant criticism"; "The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"; "he learned to tolerate the heat"
  4. [v]  propose as a candidate for some honor
  5. [v]  construct, build, or erect; "Raise a barn"
  6. [v]  put up; "post a sign"; "post a warning at the dump"
  7. [v]  provide; "The city has to put up half the required amount"
  8. [v]  mount or put up; "put up a good fight"; "offer resistance"
  9. [v]  provide housing for; "The immigrants were housed in a new development outside the town"
 
 Synonyms: abide, bear, brook, can, contribute, domiciliate, endure, erect, house, nominate, offer, planned, post, provide, put forward, raise, rear, set up, stand, stomach, suffer, support, tin, tolerate
 
 Antonyms: dismantle, level, pull down, rase, raze, take down, tear down
 
 See Also: accept, accommodate, allow, bear up, build, chamber, construct, countenance, engage, hold still for, home, instal, install, keep, let, live with, lodge, make, pay, pay, permit, preserve, propose, put in, rehouse, set up, shelter, sit out, stand for, submit, swallow, take, take a joke, take in, take lying down, undergo, wage

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Put"-up\, a.
Arranged; plotted; -- in a bad sense; as, a put-up job.
[Colloq.]

 

 

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