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

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  • put by — index store Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • put by — PHRASAL VERB If you put money by, you save it so that you can use it later. [BRIT] [V n P] Dermot s putting his money by, in a Deposit Account... [V ed P] There was enough put by for her fare... [V P n ( …   English dictionary

  • 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 — v To save for the future; lay aside. He had put by a good sum during a working lifetime …   Словарь американских идиом

  • put by — put aside, save …   English contemporary dictionary

  • 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

  • put by — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. secure, keep, save; see preserve 3 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To reserve for the future: keep, lay aside, lay away, lay by, lay in, lay up, salt away, save (up), set by. See KEEP, SAVE …   English dictionary for students

  • put by — 1. Lay by, lay aside. 2. Thrust aside, turn off …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • 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

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