Put-up
Put-up Put"-up, a. Arranged; plotted; -- in a bad sense; as, a put-up job. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

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  • put-up — [poot′up΄] adj. [< phrase PUT UP] Informal planned secretly beforehand [a put up job] …   English World dictionary

  • put up — [v1] accommodate guest bestow, billet, board, bunk, domicile, entertain, give lodging, harbor, house, lodge, make welcome, provide, quarter, take in; concepts 324,384 Ant. turn away put up [v2] build, erect construct, fabricate, forge, make, put… …   New thesaurus

  • put up — ► put up 1) present, provide, or offer. 2) accommodate temporarily. 3) propose for election or adoption. Main Entry: ↑put …   English terms dictionary

  • put up — index build (construct), invest (fund), nominate, pledge (deposit), proffer Burton s Legal Thesaurus …   Law dictionary

  • put up — *reside, live, dwell, sojourn, lodge, stay, stop …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • put up — verb 1. place so as to be noticed (Freq. 4) post a sign post a warning at the dump • Syn: ↑post • Derivationally related forms: ↑posting (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • put up — v. 1) (B) ( to propose ) I ll put the idea up to the whole committee 2) (old fashioned) (BE) (d; intr.) ( to stay ) to put up at; with (to put up at a hotel; to put up with friends in Exeter) 3) (d; tr.) ( to offer ) to put up for (to put smt. up …   Combinatory dictionary

  • put up — phrasal verb Word forms put up : present tense I/you/we/they put up he/she/it puts up present participle putting up past tense put up past participle put up 1) [transitive] to build something such as a wall, fence, or house Grants were available… …   English dictionary

  • put up — {v.} 1a. To make and pack (especially a lunch or medicine); get ready; prepare. * /Every morning Mother puts up lunches for the three children./ * /The druggist put up the medicine that the doctor had prescribed./ Compare: MAKE UP(1). 1b. To put… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put up — {v.} 1a. To make and pack (especially a lunch or medicine); get ready; prepare. * /Every morning Mother puts up lunches for the three children./ * /The druggist put up the medicine that the doctor had prescribed./ Compare: MAKE UP(1). 1b. To put… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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