put by
transitive verb Date: 15th century 1. archaic reject 2. to lay aside ; save

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  • put by — {v.} To save for the future; lay aside. * /He had put by a good sum during a working lifetime./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put by — {v.} To save for the future; lay aside. * /He had put by a good sum during a working lifetime./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put by — verb a) To preserve food by canning, freezing, drying, etc. Our family has been putting food by for generations. b) To perform an action without attracting attention. I managed to put that transaction by accounts payable …   Wiktionary

  • To put by — Put Put, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Put}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Putting}.] [AS. potian to thrust: cf. Dan. putte to put, to put into, Fries. putje; perh. akin to W. pwtio to butt, poke, thrust; cf. also Gael. put to push, thrust, and E. potter, v. i.] 1. To …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Put — Put, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Put}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Putting}.] [AS. potian to thrust: cf. Dan. putte to put, to put into, Fries. putje; perh. akin to W. pwtio to butt, poke, thrust; cf. also Gael. put to push, thrust, and E. potter, v. i.] 1. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Put — Put, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Put}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Putting}.] [AS. potian to thrust: cf. Dan. putte to put, to put into, Fries. putje; perh. akin to W. pwtio to butt, poke, thrust; cf. also Gael. put to push, thrust, and E. potter, v. i.] 1. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Put case — Put Put, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Put}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Putting}.] [AS. potian to thrust: cf. Dan. putte to put, to put into, Fries. putje; perh. akin to W. pwtio to butt, poke, thrust; cf. also Gael. put to push, thrust, and E. potter, v. i.] 1. To …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • By — (b[imac]), adv. 1. Near; in the neighborhood; present; as, there was no person by at the time. [1913 Webster] 2. Passing near; going past; past; beyond; as, the procession has gone by; a bird flew by. [1913 Webster] 3. Aside; as, to lay by; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Put option — NOTOC A put option (sometimes simply called a put ) is a financial contract between two parties, the seller (writer) and the buyer of the option. The put allows its buyer the right but not the obligation to sell a commodity or financial… …   Wikipedia

  • Put on By Cunning —   …   Wikipedia

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