To put up with
Put Put (put; often p[u^]t in def. 3), v. i. 1. To go or move; as, when the air first puts up. [Obs.] --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

2. To steer; to direct one's course; to go. [1913 Webster]

His fury thus appeased, he puts to land. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

3. To play a card or a hand in the game called put. [1913 Webster]

{To put about} (Naut.), to change direction; to tack.

{To put back} (Naut.), to turn back; to return. ``The French . . . had put back to Toulon.'' --Southey.

{To put forth}. (a) To shoot, bud, or germinate. ``Take earth from under walls where nettles put forth.'' --Bacon. (b) To leave a port or haven, as a ship. --Shak.

{To put in} (Naut.), to enter a harbor; to sail into port.

{To put in for}. (a) To make a request or claim; as, to put in for a share of profits. (b) To go into covert; -- said of a bird escaping from a hawk. (c) To offer one's self; to stand as a candidate for. --Locke.

{To put off}, to go away; to depart; esp., to leave land, as a ship; to move from the shore.

{To put on}, to hasten motion; to drive vehemently.

{To put over} (Naut.), to sail over or across.

{To put to sea} (Naut.), to set sail; to begin a voyage; to advance into the ocean.

{To put up}. (a) To take lodgings; to lodge. (b) To offer one's self as a candidate. --L'Estrange.

{To put up to}, to advance to. [Obs.] ``With this he put up to my lord.'' --Swift.

{To put up with}. (a) To overlook, or suffer without recompense, punishment, or resentment; as, to put up with an injury or affront. (b) To take without opposition or expressed dissatisfaction; to endure; as, to put up with bad fare. [1913 Webster]


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  • put up with somebody — ˌput ˈup with sb/sth derived to accept sb/sth that is annoying, unpleasant, etc. without complaining Syn: ↑tolerate • I don t know how she puts up with him. • I m not going to put up with their smoking any longer. Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • put up with something — ˌput ˈup with sb/sth derived to accept sb/sth that is annoying, unpleasant, etc. without complaining Syn: ↑tolerate • I don t know how she puts up with him. • I m not going to put up with their smoking any longer. Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

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  • put up with — TOLERATE, take, stand (for), accept, stomach, swallow, endure, bear, support, take something lying down; informal abide, lump it; Brit. inf …   Useful english dictionary

  • put up with — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms put up with : present tense I/you/we/they put up with he/she/it puts up with present participle putting up with past tense put up with past participle put up with put up with someone/something to accept… …   English dictionary

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  • put up with — {v.} To accept patiently; bear. * /We had to put up with Jim s poor table manners because he refused to change./ * /The mother told her children, I refuse to put up with your tracking in mud! / Compare: STAND FOR …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put up with — {v.} To accept patiently; bear. * /We had to put up with Jim s poor table manners because he refused to change./ * /The mother told her children, I refuse to put up with your tracking in mud! / Compare: STAND FOR …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put\ up\ with — v To accept patiently; bear. We had to put up with Jim s poor table manners because he refused to change. The mother told her children, I refuse to put up with your tracking in mud! Compare: stand for …   Словарь американских идиом

  • put up with — PHRASAL VERB If you put up with something, you tolerate or accept it, even though you find it unpleasant or unsatisfactory. [V P P n] They had put up with behaviour from their son which they would not have tolerated from anyone else. Syn:… …   English dictionary

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