Put-up definitions

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Planned secretly beforehand.
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Contrived, counterfeit, etc.
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Planned or prearranged secretly.

The theft was a put-up job.

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To place in a high location.

Please put up your luggage in the overhead bins.

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The definition of put-up is secretly planned beforehand.

An example of put-up used as an adjective is the phrase "put-up party," which means a surprise party.

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To hang or mount.

Many people put up messages on their refrigerators.

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(idiomatic) To cajole or dare to do something.

I think someone put him up to it.

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(idiomatic) To store away.

Be sure to put up the tools when you finish.

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(idiomatic) To house, shelter, or take in.

We can put you up for the night.

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(idiomatic) To present, especially in "put up a fight".

That last fighter put up quite a fight.

They didn't put up much resistance.

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To endure, put up with,tolerate.
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To provide funds in advance.

Butty Sugrue put up £300,000 for the Ali-Lewis fight.

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