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Definition 1: place, fit, or thrust (something) into another thing - [verb of change]

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

  • Insert your ticket here

Synonyms for put in in the sense of this definition

(put in 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 in ) insert as a plug

"She plugged a cork in the wine bottle"

(... is a kind of put in ) insert surreptitiously or without warrant

(... is a kind of put in ) insert inconspicuously or quickly or quietly

"He slipped some money into the waiter's hand"

(... is a kind of put in ) introduce continuously

"feed carrots into a food processor"

(... is a kind of put in ) introduce one's writing or speech with certain expressions

(... is a kind of put in ) put into a cup

"cup the milk"

(... is a kind of put in ) insert a catheter into (a body part)

"catheterize the patient's bladder"

(... is a kind of put in ) put in a glass container

(... is a kind of put in ) set or place in

(... is a kind of put in ) introduce a microorganism into

(... is a kind of put in ) replace the center of a coin with a baser metal

"plug a nickle"

(... is a kind of put in ) insert a plug into

"plug the wall"

(... is a kind of put in ) force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing

"inject hydrogen into the balloon"

Definition 2: break into a conversation - [verb of communication]

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

  • her husband always chimes in, even when he is not involved in the conversation

Synonyms for put in in the sense of this definition

(put in is a kind of ...) make a break in

"We interrupt the program for the following messages"

(... is a kind of put in ) interfere in someone else's activity

"Please don't interrupt me while I'm on the phone"

Definition 3: to insert between other elements - [verb of communication]

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

  • She interjected clever remarks

Synonyms for put in in the sense of this definition

(put in is a kind of ...) make a break in

"We interrupt the program for the following messages"

Definition 4: make an application as for a job or funding - [verb of competition]

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

  • We put in a grant to the NSF

Synonyms for put in in the sense of this definition

(put in is a kind of ...) ask (for something)

"He applied for a leave of absence" "She applied for college" "apply for a job"

Definition 5: set up for use - [verb of contact]

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

  • install the washer and dryer
  • We put in a new sink

Synonyms for put in in the sense of this definition

(put in 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 in ) fit in or on an existing structure, such as an older house

"The mansion was retrofitted with modern plumbing"

(... is a kind of put in ) install again

"She reinstalled the washer after it had been repaired"

(... is a kind of put in ) place so as to be noticed

"post a sign" "post a warning at the dump"

Definition 6: keep or lay aside for future use - [verb of possession]

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

  • store grain for the winter
  • The bear stores fat for the period of hibernation when he doesn't eat

Synonyms for put in in the sense of this definition

(put in is a kind of ...) retain possession of

"Can I keep my old stuffed animals?" "She kept her maiden name after she married"

(... is a kind of put in ) store in bins

(... is a kind of put in ) store in a computer

"computerized dictionary"

(... is a kind of put in ) lay in provisions

"The vessel victualled before the long voyage"

(... is a kind of put in ) get or gather together

"I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife" "She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis" "She rolled up a small fortune"

(... is a kind of put in ) store, like bees

"bees hive honey and pollen" "He hived lots of information"

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