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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Planned or prearranged secretly.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Concocted or planned by intimates or insiders, but so as to appear to emanate from or be the work of others; speciously conceived, planned, or carried out: as, a put-up job.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective colloq. Arranged; plotted; -- in a bad sense.

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

  • adjective planned secretly
  • verb provide
  • verb construct, build, or erect
  • verb mount or put up
  • verb propose as a candidate for some honor
  • verb put up with something or somebody unpleasant
  • verb place so as to be noticed
  • verb provide housing for
  • verb make available for sale at an auction
  • verb preserve in a can or tin

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