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    Definition of put to in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGputs toPRputting to
    1. To ask or pose a question.
      1. I'll put it to the committee and see what they say.
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    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • My shoulder was dislocated. It was agony to have it put to rights.
      • This may well put to the blush those wiselings that show themselves fools in so speaking. ― Donne.
      • Clearly, empathy is a Scriptural concept that Christians can put to work in becoming better leaders.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Phrases
      • Phrasal verbs
        • Phrasal verbs with particle (to)
      • Verbs
        • Phrasal verbs
          • Phrasal verbs with particle (to)
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      1. en put to use
      2. en put to bed
      3. en put to work
      4. en put to rest
      5. en put to death
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      Meaning of put to for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this idiom "put to" is a phrase, more specifically, a phrasal verb. It's also a verb, more specifically, a phrasal verb.
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