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  • 1 put down as — ˌput ˈdown as [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they put down as he/she/it puts down as present participle putting down as past tense put down as …

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  • 2 put down — [v1] write into record enter, inscribe, jot down, log, record, set down, take down, transcribe, write down; concept 79 Ant. erase, extract put down [v2] subdue annihilate, crush, defeat, dismiss, extinguish, quash*, quell, reject, repress,… …

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  • 3 put-down — put downs also put down N COUNT A put down is something that you say or do to criticize someone or make them appear foolish. [INFORMAL] I see the term as a put down of women... She was getting very sick of Mick s put downs …

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  • 4 put-down — put′ down or put′down n. 1) a landing of an aircraft 2) inf a disparaging or snubbing remark • Etymology: 1960–65 …

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  • 5 put down — index cast (register), defeat, demean (make lower), derogate, dispatch (put to death), enter (record …

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  • 6 put-down — n [C usually singular] something you say that is intended to make someone feel stupid or unimportant = ↑snub ▪ She was tired of his put downs …

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  • 7 put down — ► put down 1) suppress (a rebellion, coup, or riot) by force. 2) kill (a sick, old, or injured animal). 3) pay (a sum) as a deposit. 4) informal humiliate by public criticism. Main Entry: ↑put …

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  • 8 put down to — ► put down to attribute (something) to. Main Entry: ↑put …

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  • 9 put-down — [n] nasty commentary cut*, dig*, disparagement, gibe*, humiliation, indignity, insult, jibe*, knock*, pan*, rebuff, sarcasm, slight, sneer*, snub, suppression; concepts 54,278 Ant. flattery, praise …

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  • 10 put-down — ► NOUN informal ▪ a humiliating or critical remark …

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  • 11 put-down — ☆ put down [poot′doun΄ ] n. Slang a belittling remark or crushing retort …

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  • 12 put down — verb 1. cause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place (Freq. 6) set down your bags here • Syn: ↑set down, ↑place down • Hypernyms: ↑put, ↑set, ↑place, ↑ …

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  • 13 put down — phrasal verb Word forms put down : present tense I/you/we/they put down he/she/it puts down present participle putting down past tense put down past participle put down 1) [transitive] to put someone or something onto a surface, especially the… …

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  • 14 put down — v. 1) (d; tr.) ( to consider ) to put down as (we can put this trip down as a business expense) 2) (d; tr.) to put down for ( to enter a pledge for ) (I ll put you down for five tickets) 3) (BE) (d; tr.) ( to enter ) to put down for (to put down… …

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  • 15 put-down — noun a crushing remark • Syn: ↑squelch, ↑squelcher, ↑takedown • Derivationally related forms: ↑take down (for: ↑takedown), ↑squelch ( …

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  • 16 put down — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you put something down somewhere, you write or type it there. [V n P in/on n] Never put anything down on paper which might be used in evidence against you at a later date... [V P that] We ve put down on our staff development… …

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  • 17 put down — {v. phr.} 1. To stop by force, crush. * /In 24 hours the general had entirely put down the rebellion./ 2. To put a stop to; check. * /She had patiently put down unkind talk by living a good life./ 3. To write a record of; write down. * /He put… …

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  • 18 put down — {v. phr.} 1. To stop by force, crush. * /In 24 hours the general had entirely put down the rebellion./ 2. To put a stop to; check. * /She had patiently put down unkind talk by living a good life./ 3. To write a record of; write down. * /He put… …

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  • 19 put down — transitive verb Date: 14th century 1. to bring to an end ; stop < put down a riot > 2. a. depose, degrade b. disparage, belittle < mentioned his poetry only to put it down > …

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  • 20 put\ down — v. phr. 1. To stop by force, crush. In 24 hours the general had entirely put down the rebellion. 2. To put a stop to; check. She had patiently put down unkind talk by living a good life. 3. To write a record of; write down. He put down the story… …

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