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Definition 1: put before - [verb of communication]

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

  • I submit to you that the accused is guilty

Synonyms for put forward in the sense of this definition

(put forward is a kind of ...) make a proposal, declare a plan for something

"the senator proposed to abolish the sales tax"

Definition 2: propose as a candidate for some honor - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for put forward in the sense of this definition

(put forward is a kind of ...) put forward; nominate for appointment to an office or for an honor or position

"The President nominated her as head of the Civil Rights Commission"

Definition 3: summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic - [verb of creation]

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

  • raise the specter of unemployment
  • he conjured wild birds in the air
  • call down the spirits from the mountain

Synonyms for put forward in the sense of this definition

(put forward is a kind of ...) cause to become available for use, either literally or figuratively

"clicking on the icon calls up the program" "the author's description of the banquet called up delicious aromas" "running into an old friend summoned up memories of her childhood"

(... is a kind of put forward ) wish harm upon; invoke evil upon

"The bad witch cursed the child"

(... is a kind of put forward ) give a benediction to

"The dying man blessed his son"

(put forward has a similar meaning as ...) evoke or provoke to appear or occur

"Her behavior provoked a quarrel between the couple"

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

  • Women should assert themselves more!

Synonyms for put forward in the sense of this definition

(put forward is a kind of ...) behave in a certain manner

"She carried herself well" "he bore himself with dignity" "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times"

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