Definitions

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  • v. Used other than as an idiom: see put,‎ down.
  • v. To insult, belittle, or demean.
  • v. To pay.
  • v. To halt, eliminate, stop, or squelch, often by force.
  • v. To euthanize (an animal).
  • v. To write (something).
  • v. To terminate a call; to hang up.
  • v. To add a name to a list.
  • v. To make prices, or taxes, lower.
  • v. To place a baby somewhere to sleep.
  • v. To land.
  • v. To drop someone off, or let them out of a vehicle.
  • v. To cease, temporarily or permanently, reading (a book).
  • n. Alternative spelling of put-down.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. put (an animal) to death
  • v. cause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place
  • v. leave or unload
  • v. reduce in worth or character, usually verbally
  • v. cause to come to the ground
  • v. put in a horizontal position
  • v. put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc.
  • v. make a record of; set down in permanent form

Etymologies

From put + down (Wiktionary)

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