Definition of Put On

  • (verb) increase (one's body weight); "She gained 20 pounds when she stopped exercising"
  • (verb) put clothing on one's body; "What should I wear today?"; "He put on his best suit for the wedding"; "The princess donned a long blue dress"; "The queen assumed the stately robes"; "He got into his jeans"
  • (verb) add to something existing; "She put on a sun room"
  • (verb) add to the odometer; "He put on 1,000 miles on this trip"
  • (verb) fool or hoax; "The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"; "You can't fool me!"
  • (verb) apply to a surface; "She applied paint to the back of the house"; "Put on make-up!"
  • (verb) prepare and supply with the necessary equipment for execution or performance; "mount a theater production"; "mount an attack"; "mount a play"
  • (verb) carry out (performances); "They turned in a splendid effort"; "They turned in top jobs for the second straight game"
  • (verb) put on the stove or ready for cooking; "put on the tea, please!"
  • (adjective satellite) adopted in order to deceive; "an assumed name"; "an assumed cheerfulness"; "a fictitious address"; "fictive sympathy"; "a pretended interest"; "a put-on childish voice"; "sham modesty"

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