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

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

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

Etymologies

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From put + down

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