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Definition 1: put something back where it belongs - [verb of contact]

Samples where put back or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • replace the book on the shelf after you have finished reading it
  • please put the clean dishes back in the cabinet when you have washed them

Synonyms for put back in the sense of this definition

(put back is a kind of ...) put into a certain place or abstract location

"Put your things here" "Set the tray down" "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children" "Place emphasis on a certain point"

(... is a kind of put back ) put a telephone receiver back in its cradle

(put back has a similar meaning as ...) take the place or move into the position of

"Smith replaced Miller as CEO after Miller left" "the computer has supplanted the slide rule" "Mary replaced Susan as the team's captain and the highest-ranked player in the school"

Definition 2: cost a certain amount - [verb of stative]

Samples where put back or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • My daughter's wedding set me back $20,000

Synonyms for put back in the sense of this definition

(put back is a kind of ...) be priced at

"These shoes cost $100"

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