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Definition: To put in for
(put; often p[u^]t in def. 3), v. i.
1. To go or move; as, when the air first puts up. [Obs.]
2. To steer; to direct one's course; to go.
His fury thus appeased, he puts to land. --Dryden.
3. To play a card or a hand in the game called put.
To put about
(Naut.), to change direction; to tack.
To put back
(Naut.), to turn back; to return. “The French
. . . had put back to Toulon.”
To put forth
(a) To shoot, bud, or germinate. “Take earth from under
walls where nettles put forth.”
(b) To leave a port or haven, as a ship. --Shak.
To put in
(Naut.), to enter a harbor; to sail into port.
To put in for
(a) To make a request or claim; as, to put in for a share
(b) To go into covert; -- said of a bird escaping from a
(c) To offer one's self; to stand as a candidate for.
To put off
, to go away; to depart; esp., to leave land, as
a ship; to move from the shore.
To put on
, to hasten motion; to drive vehemently.
To put over
(Naut.), to sail over or across.
To put to sea
(Naut.), to set sail; to begin a voyage; to
advance into the ocean.
To put up
(a) To take lodgings; to lodge.
(b) To offer one's self as a candidate. --L'Estrange.
To put up to
, to advance to. [Obs.] “With this he put up
to my lord.”
To put up with
(a) To overlook, or suffer without recompense, punishment,
or resentment; as, to put up with an injury or
(b) To take without opposition or expressed
dissatisfaction; to endure; as, to put up with bad