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Definition 1: administer an anesthetic drug to - [verb of body]

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

  • The patient must be anesthetized before the operation
  • anesthetize the gum before extracting the teeth

Synonyms for put out in the sense of this definition

(put out is a kind of ...) administer a drug to

"They drugged the kidnapped tourist"

(... is a kind of put out ) anesthetize with ether

(... is a kind of put out ) anesthetize with cocaine

(... is a kind of put out ) anesthetize with chloroform

"Doctors used to put people under by chloroforming them"

(... is a kind of put out ) anesthetize by cold

(... is a kind of put out ) interrupt the normal function of by means of anesthesia

"block a nerve" "block a muscle"

Definition 2: thrust or extend out - [verb of body]

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

  • He held out his hand
  • point a finger
  • extend a hand
  • the bee exserted its sting

Synonyms for put out in the sense of this definition

(put out is a kind of ...) show, express or direct through movement

"He gestured his desire to leave"

(... is a kind of put out ) extend a joint beyond its normal range

"Don't hyperextend your elbow"

Definition 3: prepare and issue for public distribution or sale - [verb of communication]

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

  • publish a magazine or newspaper

Synonyms for put out in the sense of this definition

(put out is a kind of ...) make public

"She aired her opinions on welfare"

(... is a kind of put out ) supervise the publication of

"The same family has been editing the influential newspaper for almost 100 years"

Definition 4: retire - [verb of competition]

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

  • he was put out at third base on a long throw from left field

(put out is a kind of ...) participate in games or sport

"We played hockey all afternoon" "play cards" "Pele played for the Brazilian teams in many important matches"

(put out belongs to category ...) a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs

"he played baseball in high school" "there was a baseball game on every empty lot" "there was a desire for National League ball in the area" "play ball!"

Definition 5: deprive of the oxygen necessary for combustion - [verb of contact]

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

  • smother fires

Synonyms for put out in the sense of this definition

(put out is a kind of ...) put an end to; kill

"The Nazis snuffed out the life of many Jewish children"

(put out implies ...) provide with a covering or cause to be covered

"cover her face with a handkerchief" "cover the child with a blanket" "cover the grave with flowers"

Definition 6: cause to be out on a fielding play - [verb of contact]

Synonyms for put out in the sense of this definition

(put out is a kind of ...) manipulate manually or in one's mind or imagination

"She played nervously with her wedding ring" "Don't fiddle with the screws" "He played with the idea of running for the Senate"

(put out belongs to category ...) a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs

"he played baseball in high school" "there was a baseball game on every empty lot" "there was a desire for National League ball in the area" "play ball!"

Definition 7: put out considerable effort - [verb of creation]

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

  • He put out the same for seven managers

(put out is a kind of ...) create or manufacture a man-made product

"We produce more cars than we can sell" "The company has been making toys for two centuries"

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

  • Sorry to trouble you, but...

Synonyms for put out in the sense of this definition

(put out is a kind of ...) have an effect upon

"Will the new rules affect me?"

(... is a kind of put out ) bring into difficulties or distress, especially financial hardship

Definition 9: be sexually active - [verb of stative]

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

  • She is supposed to put out

(put out is a kind of ...) have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

"John is rich" "This is not a good answer"

Definition 10: put out, as of a candle or a light - [verb of weather]

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

  • Douse the lights

Synonyms for put out in the sense of this definition

(put out is a kind of ...) put out, as of fires, flames, or lights

"Too big to be extinguished at once, the forest fires at best could be contained" "quench the flames" "snuff out the candles"

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