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Antonyms for put-downput-down

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  1. put-down, squelch, squelcher, takedownverb

    a crushing remark

    Synonyms:
    squelch circuit, squelcher, squelch, takedown

  2. set down, put down, place downverb

    cause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place

    "set down your bags here"

    Synonyms:
    destroy, bring down, enter, get down, disgrace, record, put down, degrade, disembark, lay, discharge, debark, repose, set down, drop, land, take down, demean, drop off, place down, unload, write down

  3. lay, put down, reposeverb

    put in a horizontal position

    "lay the books on the table"; "lay the patient carefully onto the bed"

    Synonyms:
    put, destroy, bring down, enter, get down, recline, disgrace, set, pose, put down, place, degrade, discharge, lay, drop, unload, rest, repose, set down, record, land, take down, reside, position, demean, drop off, recumb, place down, write down

  4. land, put down, bring downverb

    cause to come to the ground

    "the pilot managed to land the airplane safely"

    Synonyms:
    unload, land, write down, repose, bring down, overthrow, bring, impose, drop off, disgrace, lower, visit, get down, place down, cut, demean, trim back, trim, record, shoot down, cut down, lay, reduce, degrade, let down, subvert, overturn, take down, set down, trim down, put down, down, inflict, set ashore, drop, enter, discharge, cut back, shore, destroy

  5. take down, degrade, disgrace, demean, put downverb

    reduce in worth or character, usually verbally

    "She tends to put down younger women colleagues"; "His critics took him down after the lecture"

    Synonyms:
    unload, land, write down, repose, bring down, cheapen, dishonour, pull down, raze, drop off, disgrace, lower, discredit, take down, dismantle, get down, place down, demean, shame, record, lay, tear down, degrade, let down, level, set down, put down, attaint, dishonor, drop, enter, discharge, destroy, rase, note

  6. drop, drop off, set down, put down, unload, dischargeverb

    leave or unload

    "unload the cargo"; "drop off the passengers at the hotel"

    Synonyms:
    fall back, drowse off, eject, strike down, fall behind, empty, unload, put down, exonerate, send away, drop down, deteriorate, cast, enter, offload, miss, drop away, spend, omit, throw away, nod off, exculpate, doze off, dangle, destroy, land, muster out, fire, throw off, get down, expend, overleap, unlade, lay, fall asleep, flatten, exhaust, cut down, dribble, place down, overlook, knock off, devolve, dispatch, leave out, demean, repose, go off, shed, complete, sink, shake off, bring down, pretermit, write down, acquit, free, disgrace, drop off, neglect, recede, fell, cast off, disembark, drift off, degenerate, throw, lose, set down, release, dope off, dismiss, expel, assoil, degrade, drop, flake out, discharge, debark, fall away, record, clear, send packing, drip, swing, slip, take down

  7. destroy, put downverb

    put (an animal) to death

    "The customs agents destroyed the dog that was found to be rabid"; "the sick cat had to be put down"

    Synonyms:
    destroy, bring down, enter, ruin, disgrace, record, put down, degrade, discharge, lay, drop, unload, repose, set down, land, take down, demolish, demean, drop off, get down, destruct, place down, write down

  8. write down, set down, get down, put downverb

    put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc.

    Synonyms:
    unload, land, swallow, write down, repose, bring down, get off, get, cast down, debark, drop off, disgrace, destroy, lower, demoralise, commence, dismount, get down, place down, demoralize, write off, demean, record, lay, degrade, let down, expense, take down, set down, start, put down, begin, drop, enter, discharge, start out, dispirit, depress, deject, dismay, light, set about, unhorse, set out, disembark

  9. record, enter, put downverb

    make a record of; set down in permanent form

    Synonyms:
    move into, land, figure, repose, bring down, commemorate, insert, read, introduce, go into, register, show, participate, destroy, drop off, embark, get down, place down, enrol, demean, come in, write down, record, accede, lay, immortalize, degrade, inscribe, memorialise, take down, get in, disgrace, infix, put down, unload, tape, get into, drop, enter, discharge, enroll, recruit, immortalise, go in, set down, memorialize

How to use put-down in a sentence?

  1. Caroline Chen:

    I'm concerned that when there are rules and restrictions put down on how one can dance, that free flow of creativity and spontaneity can be squashed, i see it as more of a practical issue of the sound of the music and people not having enough space.

  2. Eudora Welty:

    When you see yourself in proportion -- as you're bound to do when you get some sense -- then you see how much greater what is real is than anything you can put down.

  3. Mike Reynolds:

    If all of the soldiers in all of the armies in all of the world, were to put down their weapons and pick up tools and start making sustainable housing for all the people in the world, life would just begin on this planet

  4. Jeffrey Addicott:

    Bowe Bergdahl left his post of duty in a combat zone, he left his post of duty and put down his rifle, the rest of it is irrelevant.

  5. Josiah Stamp, Attibuted to Sir Josiah Stamp (1849 - 1941) HM Collector of Inland Revenue.:

    The government (is) extremely fond of amassing great quantities of statistics. These are raised to the nth degree, the cube roots are extracted, and the results are arranged into elaborate and impressive displays. What must be kept ever in mind, however, is that in every case, the figures are first put down by a village watchman, and he puts down anything he damn well pleases.

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