put up with
phrasal to endure or tolerate without complaint or attempt at reprisal

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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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

  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • put up — verb Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. a. to place in a container or receptacle < put his lunch up in a bag > b. to put away (a sword) in a scabbard ; sheathe c. to prepare so as to preserve for later use ; can …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • put-up — {adj.} Artificially arranged; plotted; phony; illegal. * /The FBI was sure that the bank robbers worked together with an insider and that the whole affair was a put up job./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put-up — {adj.} Artificially arranged; plotted; phony; illegal. * /The FBI was sure that the bank robbers worked together with an insider and that the whole affair was a put up job./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • To put up — 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

  • To put up a job — 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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