Definition of Put

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

Exact synonyms: Put Option
Group relationships: Span, Straddle
Generic synonyms: Option
Antonyms: Call Option

2. Verb. Put into a certain place or abstract location. "They put the bags on the table"; "Place emphasis on a certain point"

3. Verb. Cause to be in a certain state; cause to be in a certain relation. "Put your ideas in writing"

4. Verb. Formulate in a particular style or language. "She cast her request in very polite language"
Exact synonyms: Cast, Couch, Frame, Redact
Generic synonyms: Articulate, Formulate, Give Voice, Phrase, Word
Derivative terms: Cast, Frame, Redaction

5. Verb. Attribute or give. "The teacher put an interesting twist to the interpretation of the story"
Exact synonyms: Assign
Generic synonyms: Apply, Employ, Use, Utilise, Utilize
Specialized synonyms: Repose

6. Verb. Make an investment. "Put money into bonds"
Exact synonyms: Commit, Invest, Place
Specialized synonyms: Fund, Roll Over, Shelter, Tie Up, Job, Speculate, Buy Into
Generic synonyms: Drop, Expend, Spend
Derivative terms: Commitment, Investing, Investment, Investment, Investor
Antonyms: Divest

7. Verb. Estimate. "We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M."
Exact synonyms: Place, Set
Generic synonyms: Approximate, Estimate, Gauge, Guess, Judge

8. Verb. Cause (someone) to undergo something. "He put her to the torture"
Generic synonyms: Subject

9. Verb. Adapt. "Put these words to music"
Category relationships: Music
Generic synonyms: Arrange, Set

10. Verb. Arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events. "I put these memories with those of bygone times"
Exact synonyms: Arrange, Order, Set Up
Specialized synonyms: Contemporise, Contemporize, Synchronise, Synchronize, Phrase
Generic synonyms: Organise, Organize
Derivative terms: Order, Ordering

Definition of Put

1. n. A pit.

2. n. A rustic; a clown; an awkward or uncouth person.

3. v. t. To move in any direction; to impel; to thrust; to push; -- nearly obsolete, except with adverbs, as with by (to put by = to thrust aside; to divert); or with forth (to put forth = to thrust out).

4. v. i. To go or move; as, when the air first puts up.

5. n. The act of putting; an action; a movement; a thrust; a push; as, the put of a ball.

6. n. A prostitute.

Definition of Put

1. Verb. To place something somewhere ¹

2. Verb. To bring or set into a certain relation, state or condition ¹

3. Verb. (finance) To exercise a put option ¹

4. Verb. To express something in a certain manner ¹

5. Verb. (athletics) To throw a heavy iron ball as a sport. See shot put. ¹

6. Noun. (business) A right to sell something at a predetermined price. ¹

7. Noun. (finance) A contract to sell a security at a set price on or before a certain date. ¹

8. Noun. (obsolete) An idiot; a foolish person. ¹

9. Noun. (obsolete) A prostitute. ¹

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Definition of Put

1. to place in a particular position [v PUT, PUTTING, PUTS]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Put

put-up job
put a damper on
put a foot wrong
put a lid on it
put a sock in it
put a stop to

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