put on

Definitions of put on
  1. verb
    put clothing on one's body
    “He put on his best suit for the wedding”
    synonyms: assume, don, get into, wear
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    hat
    put on or wear a hat
    try, try on
    put on a garment in order to see whether it fits and looks nice
    scarf
    wrap in or adorn with a scarf
    slip on
    put on with ease or speed
    bonnet
    dress in a bonnet
    type of:
    dress, get dressed
    put on clothes
  2. verb
    put on the stove or ready for cooking
    put on the tea, please!”
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    cook, fix, make, prepare, ready
    prepare for eating by applying heat
  3. verb
    apply to a surface
    Put on make-up!”
    synonyms: apply
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    dab, swab, swob
    apply (usually a liquid) to a surface
    daub
    apply to a surface
    gum
    cover, fill, fix or smear with or as if with gum
    dress
    put a dressing on
    cream
    put on cream, as on one's face or body
    cold-cream
    put cold cream on one's face
    putty
    apply putty in order to fix or fill
    sponge on
    apply with a sponge
    clap on, slam on, slap on
    apply carelessly
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    cover
    provide with a covering or cause to be covered
  4. verb
    add to something existing
    “She put on a sun room”
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    add
    make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of
  5. verb
    increase (one's body weight)
    synonyms: gain
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    lose weight, melt off, reduce, slenderize, slim, slim down, thin
    take off weight
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    fill out, flesh out, round
    become round, plump, or shapely
    pack on
    gain (weight)
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    change state, turn
    undergo a transformation or a change of position or action
  6. verb
    add to the odometer
    “He put on 1,000 miles on this trip”
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    add
    make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of
  7. verb
    prepare and supply with the necessary equipment for execution or performance
    synonyms: mount
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    rerun
    rerun a performance of a play, for example
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    devise, get up, machinate, organise, organize, prepare
    arrange by systematic planning and united effort
  8. verb
    carry out (performances)
    synonyms: turn in
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    create, make
    make or cause to be or to become
  9. verb
    fool or hoax
    synonyms: befool, cod, dupe, fool, gull, put one across, put one over, slang, take in
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    kid, pull the leg of
    tell false information to for fun
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    betray, deceive, lead astray
    cause someone to believe an untruth
  10. adjective
    adopted in order to deceive
    synonyms: assumed, false, fictitious, fictive, pretended, sham
    counterfeit, imitative
    not genuine; imitating something superior
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