1. [ verb ] introduce
Synonyms: introduce insert stick_in inclose enclose

"Insert your ticket here"

Related terms: situate slip feed catheterize cup inset inoculate foist glass inject intersperse insertion cut-in
2. [ verb ] keep or lay aside for future use
Synonyms: store salt_away stack_away lay_in stash_away hive_away

"store grain for the winter" "The bear stores fat for the period of hibernation when he doesn't eat"

Related terms: keep collect victual bin hive computerize store
3. [ verb ] break into a conversation
Synonyms: break_in cut_in barge_in butt_in chisel_in chime_in

"her husband always chimes in, even when he is not involved in the conversation"

Related terms: interrupt interrupt
4. [ verb ] devote (time, effort, etc.) to a task

"He put in three hours every day at the hospital"

Related terms: spend
5. [ verb ] set up for use
Synonyms: install instal set_up

"install the washer and dryer" "We put in a new sink"

Related terms: situate put post reinstall retrofit installation
6. [ verb ] put on an application, apply for a job, in a competition, etc.
Synonyms: submit

"We put in a grant to the NSF"

Related terms: apply submitter
7. [ verb ] to insert between other elements
Synonyms: interject come_in interpose throw_in inject

: "She interjected clever remarks."

Related terms: interrupt interjection interposition
Similar spelling:   putin