Put in - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈpʊt ɪn|
Brit.  |ˈpʊt ɪn|  British pronunciation of the word put in

verb

- place, fit, or thrust (something) into another thing (syn: enclose, inclose, insert, introduce)
- keep or lay aside for future use (syn: lay in, salt away, store)
- break into a conversation (syn: barge in, break in, butt in, chime in, chisel in, cut in)
- set up for use (syn: instal, install, set up)
We put in a new sink
- make an application as for a job or funding (syn: submit)
We put in a grant to the NSF
- to insert between other elements (syn: come in, inject, interject, interpose, throw in)

Extra examples

Tom decided to put in a new character, to make the story seem more likely.

I put in two hours on my English studies every day.

The new owners put a man in to look after the building at night.

Put our party in and we will make this country fit to live in.

I don't really want to go to the party, but I'd better put in an appearance, if only for a short time.

...put in a crop of winter wheat...

How much does it cost to put in central heating?

Have you put yourself in?

We put in a new sink

We put in a grant to the NSF

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