Put Definition

Define what is Put?

1. put, put option (noun)

the option to sell a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date.

    Synonyms: put option
    Antonyms: call option, Call (noun)

    the option to buy a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date.


    option noun
    the right to buy or sell property at an agreed price; the right is purchased and if it is not exercised by a stated date the money is forfeited.

    2. lay, place, put, Set, position, pose (verb)

    put into a certain place or abstract location.

    • Put your things here.
    • Set the tray down.
    • Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children.
    • Place emphasis on a certain point.
    Synonyms: lay, place, Set, position, pose

    move, displace verb
    cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense.


    put in, inclose, insert, stick in, introduce, enclose verb

    docket verb
    place on the docket for legal action.

    cock verb
    set the trigger of a firearm back for firing.

    postpose verb
    place after another constituent in the sentence.

    prepose verb
    place before another constituent in the sentence.

    step verb
    place (a ship's mast) in its step.

    put back, replace verb
    put something back where it belongs.

    stratify verb
    form, arrange, or deposit in layers.

    plant verb
    place something or someone in a certain position in order to secretly observe or deceive.

    intersperse verb
    place at intervals in or among.

    snuggle, nestle verb
    position comfortably.

    pile verb
    place or lay as if in a pile.

    arrange, set up verb
    put into a proper or systematic order.

    superimpose, lay over, superpose verb
    place on top of.

    superpose verb
    place (one geometric figure) upon another so that their perimeters coincide.

    Park verb
    place temporarily.

    ensconce, settle verb
    fix firmly.

    dispose verb
    place or put in a particular order.

    emplace verb
    put into place or position.

    emplace verb
    provide a new emplacement for guns.

    ship verb
    place on board a ship.

    underlay verb
    put (something) under or beneath.

    trench verb
    set, plant, or bury in a trench.

    pigeonhole verb
    place into a small compartment.

    shelve verb
    place on a shelf.

    jar verb
    place in a cylindrical vessel.

    repose verb
    to put something (eg trust) in something.

    sign verb
    place signs, as along a road.

    middle verb
    put in the middle.

    parallelize verb
    place parallel to one another.

    butt verb
    place end to end without overlapping.

    recess verb
    put into a recess.

    reposition verb
    place into another position.

    throw, thrust verb
    place or put with great energy.

    tee, tee up verb
    place on a tee.

    rack up verb
    place in a rack.

    coffin verb
    place into a coffin.

    bed verb
    put to bed.

    appose verb
    place side by side or in close proximity.

    place down, put down, set down verb
    cause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place.

    sow, seed verb
    place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth.

    misplace verb
    place or position wrongly; put in the wrong position.

    juxtapose verb
    place side by side.

    set down verb
    put or settle into a position.

    bottle verb
    put into bottles.

    bucket verb
    put into a bucket.

    barrel verb
    put in barrels.

    ground verb
    place or put on the ground.

    pillow, rest verb
    rest on or as if on a pillow.

    mislay, misplace, lose verb
    place (something) where one cannot find it again.

    upend verb
    set, turn, or stand on end.

    seat, sit down, sit verb
    show to a seat; assign a seat for.

    seat verb
    place in or on a seat.

    lay, put down, repose verb
    put in a horizontal position.

    place upright, stand up, stand verb
    put into an upright position.

    recline verb
    cause to recline.

    plant, Set verb
    put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground.

    instal, install, put in, set up verb
    set up for use.

    posit, situate, deposit, fix verb
    put (something somewhere) firmly.

    ladle verb
    put (a liquid) into a container by means of a ladle.

    poise verb
    cause to be balanced or suspended.

    lean verb
    cause to lean or incline.

    clap verb
    put quickly or forcibly.

    rest verb
    put something in a resting position, as for support or steadying.

    perch verb
    cause to perch or sit.

    load verb
    put (something) on a structure or conveyance.

    cram verb
    put something somewhere so that the space is completely filled.

    Set verb
    put into a position that will restore a normal state.

    siphon verb
    move a liquid from one container into another by means of a siphon or a siphoning action.

    seat verb
    place or attach firmly in or on a base.

    position verb
    cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation.

    glycerolise, glycerolize verb
    place in glycerol.

    space verb
    place at intervals.

    marshal verb
    place in proper rank.

    settle, settle down verb
    settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground.

    throw verb
    to put into a state or activity hastily, suddenly, or carelessly.

    imbricate verb
    place so as to overlap.

    3. put (verb)

    cause to be in a certain state; cause to be in a certain relation.

    • That song put me in awful good humor.
    • put your ideas in writing.

    alter, change, modify verb
    cause to change; make different; cause a transformation.


    put to sleep verb
    help someone go to bed.

    4. couch, redact, put, frame, cast (verb)

    formulate in a particular style or language.

    • I wouldn't put it that way.
    • She cast her request in very polite language.
    Synonyms: couch, redact, frame, cast

    give voice, phrase, Word, articulate, formulate verb
    put into words or an expression.

    5. put, assign (verb)

    attribute or give.

    • She put too much emphasis on her the last statement.
    • He put all his efforts into this job.
    • The teacher put an interesting twist to the interpretation of the story.
    Synonyms: assign

    apply, employ, use, utilise, utilize verb
    put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose.


    repose verb
    put or confide something in a person or thing.

    6. invest, commit, put, place (verb)

    make an investment.

    • Put money into bonds.
    Synonyms: invest, commit, place
    Antonyms: disinvest, divest (verb)

    reduce or dispose of; cease to hold (an investment).


    expend, spend, drop verb
    pay out.


    fund verb
    invest money in government securities.

    roll over verb
    re-invest (a previous investment) into a similar fund or security.

    shelter verb
    invest (money) so that it is not taxable.

    tie up verb
    invest so as to make unavailable for other purposes.

    Job, speculate verb
    invest at a risk.

    buy into verb
    buy stocks or shares of a company.

    7. put, place, Set (verb)


    • We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M..
    Synonyms: place, Set

    estimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judge verb
    judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time).

    8. put (verb)

    cause (someone) to undergo something.

    • He put her to the torture.

    subject verb
    cause to experience or suffer or make liable or vulnerable to.

    9. put (verb)


    • put these words to music.

    arrange, Set verb
    adapt for performance in a different way.

    10. arrange, Order, put, set up (verb)

    arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events.

    • arrange my schedule.
    • set up one's life.
    • I put these memories with those of bygone times.
    Synonyms: arrange, Order, set up

    organize, organise verb
    cause to be structured or ordered or operating according to some principle or idea.


    contemporise, contemporize, synchronise, synchronize verb
    arrange or represent events so that they co-occur.

    phrase verb
    divide, combine, or mark into phrases.

    Nearby Terms

    put across (verb)
    transmit information

    put aside (verb)
    stop using

    put away (verb)
    place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape

    put back (verb)
    put something back where it belongs

    put behind bars (verb)
    lock up or confine, in or as in a jail

    put differently (adverb)
    otherwise stated

    put down (verb)
    cause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place

    put forward (verb)
    put before

    put in (verb)

    put off (verb)
    hold back to a later time

    put on (verb)
    put clothing on one's body

    put on airs (verb)
    act like the master of

    put on the line (verb)
    expose to a chance of loss or damage

    put one across (verb)
    fool or hoax

    put one over (verb)
    fool or hoax