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put up
  1. (alternative form of put-up English) v

  2. 1 (context transitive English) To place in a high (l/en: location). 2 (context transitive English) To (l/en: hang) or (l/en: mount). 3 (context transitive idiomatic English) To (l/en: cajole) or (l/en: dare) to do something. 4 (context transitive idiomatic English) To (l/en: store) away. 5 (context transitive idiomatic English) To house, (l/en: shelter), or take in. 6 (context transitive idiomatic English) To (l/en: present), ''especially in'' "put up a fight". 7 (context transitive English) To (l/en: endure), (l/en: put up with), (l/en: tolerate). 8 (context transitive English) To (l/en: provide) (l/en: funds) in advance. 9 (context transitive English) To (l/en: build) a (l/en: structure).

put up
  1. v. put up; "post a sign"; "post a warning at the dump" [syn: post]

  2. mount or put up; "put up a good fight"; "offer resistance" [syn: provide, offer]

  3. construct, build, or erect; "Raise a barn" [syn: raise, erect, rear, set up] [ant: level]

  4. put up with something or somebody unpleasant; "I cannot bear his constant criticism"; "The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"; "he learned to tolerate the heat"; "She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage" [syn: digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer]

  5. provide; "The city has to put up half the required amount" [syn: contribute]

  6. preserve in a can or tin; "tinned foods are not very tasty" [syn: can, tin]

  7. provide housing for; "The immigrants were housed in a new development outside the town" [syn: house, domiciliate]

  8. propose as a candidate for some honor [syn: nominate, put forward]

Usage examples of "put up".

I put up with you and I love you, but I'm not you and you'll have to get over that.

Or is there just one, that McCain2000's advance team has to take down afterward and hurtle with to the next THM to get it put up before McCain and the cameras arrive?

They had put up their instruments and were openly belting on the sidearms which were to be part of their regalia henceforward.

I could have put up with his drunkenness and neglect of his business, if he had not broke one of the sacred commandments.

It won't have any effect on what the quarterback does, of course, but after the play the television channel will be able to put up the numbers -- 63% said he should have passed, 24% said he should have run, etc.

A neighbor suggests that I might put up a scarecrow near the vines, which would keep the birds away.

It seemed almost like deserting a staunch comrade to leave the spot--so nearly as we could locate it--where Weymouth had put up that last gallant fight.