1 put down Rate this phrase:(4.25 / 4 votes) Say it
To set down, stop carrying, or place in a low location.

Why don't you put down your briefcase and stay awhile?

2 put down Rate this phrase:(4.00 / 1 vote) Say it
To halt, eliminate, stop, or squelch, often by force.

The government quickly put down an insurrection.

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To place a baby somewhere to sleep.

I had just put Mary down when you rang. So now she's crying again.

4 put down Rate this phrase:(4.00 / 2 votes) Say it
To land an aircraft.

The pilot managed to put down in a nearby farm field.

5 put down Rate this phrase:(3.00 / 1 vote) Say it
To pay an initial amount of money on a large purchase.

We put down a $1,000 deposit.

6 put down Rate this phrase:(2.67 / 3 votes) Say it
To write something.

Put down the first thing you think of on this piece of paper.

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To drop someone off, or let them out of a vehicle.

The taxi put him down outside the hotel.

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To express deprecating, demeaning, critical, insulting remarks to another; expressions; 'put downs'.

Let me be very clear, Marylin, your repeated put downs of me and my efforts are unacceptable!

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To insult, belittle, or demean.

They put down their little sister for walking slowly.

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To administer euthanasia to, as an animal too old or ill to cure.

Rex was in so much pain, they had to put him down.

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To replace the telephone receiver and terminate a call. To hang up.

Don't put the phone down. I want a quick word with him,too.

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To add a name to a list.

I've put myself down for the new Spanish conversation course.

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To make prices, or taxes, lower.

BP are putting petrol and diesel down in what could be the start of a price war.

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