Definition of Put in

1. Verb. Introduce. "Insert your ticket here"

2. Verb. Keep or lay aside for future use. "The bear stores fat for the period of hibernation when he doesn't eat"
Exact synonyms: Hive Away, Lay In, Salt Away, Stack Away, Stash Away, Store
Specialized synonyms: Bin, Computerise, Computerize, Victual, Accumulate, Amass, Collect, Compile, Hoard, Pile Up, Roll Up, Hive
Generic synonyms: Hold On, Keep
Derivative terms: Storage, Store

3. Verb. Break into a conversation. "Her husband always chimes in, even when he is not involved in the conversation"
Exact synonyms: Barge In, Break In, Butt In, Chime In, Chisel In, Cut In
Specialized synonyms: Disrupt, Interrupt
Generic synonyms: Break Up, Cut Off, Disrupt, Interrupt

4. Verb. Set up for use. "They want to put in the doors"; "We put in a new sink"
Exact synonyms: Instal, Install, Set Up
Generic synonyms: Lay, Place, Pose, Position, Put, Set
Specialized synonyms: Retrofit, Reinstall, Post, Put Up
Derivative terms: Installing, Instalment, Installation, Installing, Installment

5. Verb. Make an application as for a job or funding. "We put in a grant to the NSF"
Exact synonyms: Submit
Generic synonyms: Apply
Derivative terms: Submitter

6. Verb. To insert between other elements. "She interjected clever remarks"

Definition of Put in

1. Verb. (transitive) To place inside. ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive) To apply, request, or submit. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Put In

put behind bars
put by
put case
put differently
put down
put down for
put down roots
put down to
put downs
put food on the table
put forth
put forward
put hair on someone's chest
put heads together
put horns on
put in (current term)
put in motion
put in place
put in practice
put in with
put into effect
put into practice
put it there
put lipstick on a pig
put off
put on
put on airs
put on the block
put on the dog
put on the line

Literary usage of Put in

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1916)
"... a great many farmers in Livingston County began to sow spring wheat; we thought that would be a better paying proposition than oats, so I put in spring ..."

2. Biennial Report by South Dakota, California State Board of Horticulture, State Athletic Commission (1890)
"... in the following manner: the fruit is just peeled, and a lemon rubbed over each slice to prevent its becoming red; then put in ..."

3. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Board of Horticulture (1890)
"Quinces are also whitened in the following manner: the fruit is just peeled, and a lemon rubbed over each slice to prevent its becoming red: then put in ..."

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