put in
verb Date: 15th century transitive verb 1. to make a formal offer or declaration of <
put in a plea of guilty
>
2. to come in with ; interpose <
put in a word for his brother
>
3. to spend (time) especially at some occupation or job <
put in six hours at the office
>
4. plant <
put in a crop
>
intransitive verb 1. to call at or enter a place; especially to enter a harbor or port 2. to make an application, request, or offer — often used with for <
had to retire and put in for a pension — Seymour Nagan
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • put in — {v.} 1. To add to what has been said; say (something) in addition to what others say. * /While the boys were discussing the car accident, Ben put in that the road was icy./ * /My father put in a word for me and I got the job./ 2. To buy and keep… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put in — {v.} 1. To add to what has been said; say (something) in addition to what others say. * /While the boys were discussing the car accident, Ben put in that the road was icy./ * /My father put in a word for me and I got the job./ 2. To buy and keep… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Put-in-Bay, Ohio — Infobox Settlement official name = Put in Bay, Ohio other name = native name = nickname = settlement type = Village motto = imagesize = 250px image caption = Put in Bay, Ohio, looking out towards Lake Erie flag size = image seal size = image… …   Wikipedia

  • Put-in-Bay Township, Ottawa County, Ohio — Infobox Settlement official name = Put in Bay Township, Ottawa County, Ohio settlement type = Township nickname = motto = imagesize = 250px image caption = Location of Put in Bay Township (red) in Ottawa County, next to the village of Put in Bay… …   Wikipedia

  • Put-in-Bay High School — Infobox School name = Put in Bay High School motto = established = type = Public affiliation = district = Put in Bay Schools grades = 9 12 president = principal = Steven J. Poe viceprincipal = head of school = dean = faculty = staff = students =… …   Wikipedia

  • put in the way of — or[put in one s way] {v. phr.} To set before (someone); give to (someone); show the way to; help toward. * /After Joe graduated, the coach put him in the way of a good job./ * /The librarian put me in the way of a lot of new material on the… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put in the way of — or[put in one s way] {v. phr.} To set before (someone); give to (someone); show the way to; help toward. * /After Joe graduated, the coach put him in the way of a good job./ * /The librarian put me in the way of a lot of new material on the… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put in an appearance — also[make an appearance] {v. phr.} To be present, esp. for a short time; visit; appear. * /He put in an appearance at work, but he was too ill to stay./ * /The president put in an appearance at several dances the evening after he was sworn in./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put in an appearance — also[make an appearance] {v. phr.} To be present, esp. for a short time; visit; appear. * /He put in an appearance at work, but he was too ill to stay./ * /The president put in an appearance at several dances the evening after he was sworn in./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Put-in-Bay Airport — is a public airport located in Put in Bay on South Bass Island in Ottawa County, Ohio, United States. The approach to Runway 21 is complicated by Perry s Victory and International Peace Memorial, which is almost exactly in line with the runway.… …   Wikipedia

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