tr. Place in a room or place. Also prnl.
Arrange for a purpose: set the table.
Add, add: put more oil to the salad.
Turn on, get a device to work: put the tele.
Install or assemble: put a tent.
Support an assumption or hypothesis: say that I speak of Madrid.
Represent a work of theater, projecting a film, etc.: what is put on TV today?
Say, express a written: want to know what puts the letter from your mother.
Send or impose: put a fine.
Expose a person or thing to some action or circumstance: put his family in danger. Also prnl.
prnl. Dressing or spruce is: put on a hat.
Hide the stars behind the horizon, especially the Sun.
Reach a certain place: call me, and I get there in two minutes.
Spot: the shirt was good.
Please stop or put green loc. Col. talk badly about someone.
Please or colorado loc. Col. shame.
be loc. Followed by an infinitive, start the action expressing this: was read. ♦ Irreg. See conj. model.