put up

Primary Meanings of put up

1.
v
place so as to be noticed
2.
v
propose as a candidate for some honor
3.
v
provide housing for
4.
v
make available for sale at an auction
5.
v
put up with something or somebody unpleasant
6.
v
preserve in a can or tin
Full Definitions of put up
1

v place so as to be noticed

Synonyms:
post
Type of:
instal, install, put in, set up
set up for use

v mount or put up

put up a good fight”
Synonyms:
offer, provide
Type of:
engage, wage
carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns)

v construct, build, or erect

Synonyms:
erect, raise, rear, set up
Antonyms:
dismantle, level, pull down, rase, raze, take down, tear down
tear down so as to make flat with the ground
Type of:
build, construct, make
make by combining materials and parts
2

v propose as a candidate for some honor

Synonyms:
nominate, put forward
Type of:
nominate, propose
put forward; nominate for appointment to an office or for an honor or position
3

v provide housing for

Synonyms:
domiciliate, house
Types:
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rehouse
put up in a new or different housing
home
provide with, or send to, a home
accommodate, lodge
provide housing for
chamber
place in a chamber
take in
provide with shelter
barrack
lodge in barracks
keep
supply with room and board
billet, canton, quarter
provide housing for (military personnel)
Type of:
shelter
provide shelter for

v provide

“The city has to put up half the required amount”
Synonyms:
contribute
Type of:
pay
give money, usually in exchange for goods or services
4

v make available for sale at an auction

“The dealer put up three of his most valuable paintings for auction”
Type of:
offer
make available for sale
5

v put up with something or somebody unpleasant

Synonyms:
abide, bear, brook, digest, endure, stand, stick out, stomach, suffer, support, tolerate
suffer
experience (emotional) pain
Types:
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accept, live with, swallow
tolerate or accommodate oneself to
hold still for, stand for
tolerate or bear
bear up
endure cheerfully
take lying down
suffer without protest; suffer or endure passively
take a joke
listen to a joke at one's own expense
sit out
endure to the end
pay
bear (a cost or penalty), in recompense for some action
get one's lumps, take one's lumps
suffer the results or consequences of one's behavior or actions
Type of:
allow, countenance, let, permit
consent to, give permission
6

v preserve in a can or tin

Synonyms:
can, tin
Type of:
keep, preserve
prevent (food) from rotting

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