how to pronounce put


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put is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of put in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

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meanings of put


  1. To steer; to direct one's course; to go.
  2. To incite; to entice; to urge; to constrain; to oblige.
  3. To express something in a certain manner.
  4. To place something somewhere.
  5. To bring or set into a certain relation, state or condition.
  6. To play a card or a hand in the game called put.
  7. To attach or attribute; to assign.
  8. To throw a heavy iron ball, as a sport. (See shot put. Do not confuse with putt.).
  9. To convey coal in the mine, as for example from the working to the tramway.
  10. To lay down; to give up; to surrender.
  11. To exercise a put option.
  12. To set before one for judgment, acceptance, or rejection; to bring to the attention.


  1. An old card game.
  2. The act of putting; an action; a movement; a thrust; a push.
  3. Initialism of programmable unijunction transistor.
  4. Acronym of parameterized unit test.
  5. A contract to sell a security at a set price on or before a certain date.
  6. A prostitute.
  7. Acronym of parameterized unit testing.
  8. A fellow, especially an eccentric or elderly one; a duffer.
  9. A right to sell something at a predetermined price.

put frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word put occurs in english on average 596.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics put can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that put can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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