Synonyms for putting


1. putt, putting, golf stroke, golf shot, swing
usage: hitting a golf ball that is on the green using a putter; "his putting let him down today; he didn't sink a single putt over three feet"


1. put, set, place, pose, position, lay, move, displace
usage: put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point"
2. put, change, alter, modify
usage: cause to be in a certain state; cause to be in a certain relation; "That song put me in awful good humor"; "put your ideas in writing"
3. frame, redact, cast, put, couch, give voice, formulate, word, phrase, articulate
usage: formulate in a particular style or language; "I wouldn't put it that way"; "She cast her request in very polite language"
4. put, assign, use, utilize, utilise, apply, employ
usage: attribute or give; "She put too much emphasis on her the last statement"; "He put all his efforts into this job"; "The teacher put an interesting twist to the interpretation of the story"
5. invest, put, commit, place, spend, expend, drop
usage: make an investment; "Put money into bonds"
6. place, put, set, estimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judge
usage: estimate; "We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M."
7. put, subject
usage: cause (someone) to undergo something; "He put her to the torture"
8. put, arrange, set
usage: adapt; "put these words to music"
9. arrange, set up, put, order, organize, organise
usage: arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events; "arrange my schedule"; "set up one's life"; "I put these memories with those of bygone times"
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