Definition of Put over
1. Verb. Communicate successfully. "He put over the idea very well"
2. Verb. Hold back to a later time. "Let's postpone the exam"
Entails: Reschedule, Call Off, Cancel, Scratch, Scrub
Generic synonyms: Delay
Specialized synonyms: Call, Hold, Suspend, Probate, Reprieve, Respite
Derivative terms: Deferment, Deferral, Postponement, Postponer, Prorogation, Putoff, Shelver
Definition of Put over
1. Verb. to state, or explain a concept in a clear, understandable manner. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Put over
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1. The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides (1855)
"This done, having erected a trophy, they put over to Rhegium. And after this, the Grecians of Sicily continued a land war against one another, ..."
2. A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...by Samuel Johnson by Samuel Johnson (1805)
"To put over head suddenly in the DOWN., n. >. [duna, Danish.] i. Soft feathers. 7» DOUSE, ••jn To-fall suddenly into the water. It i* -no Mating, ..."
3. London Past and Present: Its History, Associations, and Traditions by Henry B. Wheatley, Peter Cunningham (1891)
"Afterwards a raised altar-monument, built of brick, covered with a thick plank of blue marble, was put over his grave."l Obadiah Walker (d. 1699). ..."
4. The Political Text-book, Or Encyclopedia: Containing Everything Necessary by Michael W. Cluskey (1860)
"... who is a man of great military reading, sound judgment, and closer inspections, and who will resign if any one is put over him. " I am, &c., GEO. ..."
5. The Clarke Papers: Selections from the Papers of William Clarke, Secretary by William Clarke, Charles Harding Firth (1891)
"... to the new Officers they intend to put over them ; the new modell for the Guards is likewise disbanded, only 360 under new Officers to keepe the Guards. ..."
6. Chambers's Information for the People by William Chambers, Robert Chambers (1842)
"The rennet and colouring being 443 then put into the tub, tho whole is well turret!, Ы :, wooden cover put over the tub, with a linen cloth thrown over it. ..."
7. A New System of Domestic Cookery: Formed Upon Principles of Economy, and by Maria Eliza Ketelby Rundell (1840)
"Make it of a small bare knuckle of leg or shoulder of Savoury Jell;/, to put over Cold Pies. veal, or a piece of scrag of that, or mutton ; or, ..."