put by Rate this phrase:(3.00 / 1 vote)
To save money.

I have put a few hundred pounds by for a rainy day.

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put byTo preserve food by canning, freezing, drying, etc.
put byTo perform an action without attracting attention.
put byTo run a ship aground intentionally to avoid a collision.
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