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put on

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. put on

    The distinctive idea of assume is to take by one's own independent volition, whether well or ill, rightfully or wrongfully. One may accept an obligation or assume an authority that properly belongs to him, or he may assume an obligation or indebtedness that could not be required of him. He may assume authority or office that is his right; if he assumes what does not belong to him, he is said to arrogate or usurp it. A man may usurp the substance of power in the most unpretending way; what he arrogates to himself he assumes with a haughty and overbearing manner. One assumes the robes or insignia of office by putting them on, with or without right. If he takes to himself the credit and appearance of qualities he does not possess, he is said to affect or feign, or to pretend to, the character he thus assumes. What a debater postulates he openly states and takes for granted without proof; what he assumes he may take for granted without mention. A favorite trick of the sophist is quietly to assume as true what would at once be challenged if expressly stated. What a man claims he asserts his right to take; what he assumes he takes.

    Synonyms:
    accept, affect, appropriate, arrogate, assume, claim, feign, postulate, presume, pretend, take, usurp

Princeton's WordNet

  1. parody, lampoon, spoof, sendup, mockery, takeoff, burlesque, travesty, charade, pasquinade, put-onnoun

    a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way

    Synonyms:
    jeer, fraud, prank, joke, trick, scoff, takeoff, caper, farce comedy, parody, hoax, spoof, put-on, humbug, farce, burlesque, travesty, scoffing, antic, pasquinade, jeering, mockery, sendup, lampoon, dupery, charade, fraudulence

    Antonyms:
    echt, genuine

  2. fraud, fraudulence, dupery, hoax, humbug, put-onnoun

    something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage

    Synonyms:
    pasquinade, put-on, tarradiddle, duplicity, drool, twaddle, bilgewater, caper, burlesque, fraud, parody, baloney, takeoff, joke, mockery, tommyrot, humbug, pretender, charade, fake, faker, impostor, role player, hoax, sham, fraudulence, dupery, pseud, trick, pseudo, antic, lampoon, shammer, snake oil, travesty, sendup, tosh, boloney, deceit, taradiddle, spoof, imposter, bosh, prank

    Antonyms:
    echt, genuine

  3. antic, joke, prank, trick, caper, put-onadjective

    a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement

    Synonyms:
    pasquinade, put-on, thaumaturgy, gag, john, sendup, deception, legerdemain, magic trick, parody, job, jest, capriole, fraud, whoremaster, clowning, takeoff, caper, mockery, humbug, charade, frivolity, jape, jocularity, play, joke, buffoonery, romp, fraudulence, fast one, dupery, trick, illusion, magic, lampoon, harlequinade, antic, hoax, travesty, whoremonger, laugh, gambol, frolic, burlesque, spoof, conjuring trick, prank, japery, conjuration

    Antonyms:
    echt, genuine

  4. assumed, false, fictitious, fictive, pretended, put on, shamverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    off-key, fancied, fake, mistaken, imitation, sour, delusive, fictive, simulated, fictional, assumed, false, faux, fictitious, sham, fabricated, pretended, untrue

    Antonyms:
    genuine, echt

  5. wear, put on, get into, don, assumeverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    wear thin, dupe, put one over, seize, take, simulate, befool, slang, hold out, tire, don, endure, wear out, put one across, acquire, move into, adopt, strike, have on, take for granted, come in, assume, take over, gain, presume, take in, go into, break, fall apart, jade, apply, arrogate, tire out, wear upon, turn in, get into, sham, bust, get in, usurp, wear off, gull, outwear, cod, fool, enter, wear down, accept, weary, take on, feign, fatigue, mount, go in, take up, tangle with, fag out, wear, bear

    Antonyms:
    genuine, echt

  6. put onverb

    add to something existing

    "She put on a sun room"

    Synonyms:
    dupe, gull, gain, put one over, get into, slang, put one across, turn in, befool, cod, assume, take in, wear, mount, fool, don, apply

    Antonyms:
    echt, genuine

  7. put onverb

    put on the stove or ready for cooking

    "put on the tea, please!"

    Synonyms:
    dupe, gull, gain, put one over, get into, slang, put one across, turn in, befool, cod, assume, take in, wear, mount, fool, don, apply

    Antonyms:
    echt, genuine

  8. put on, turn inverb

    carry out (performances)

    "They turned in a splendid effort"; "They turned in top jobs for the second straight game"

    Synonyms:
    dupe, go to bed, hit the sack, gull, deliver, gain, put one over, get into, slang, fork out, go to sleep, sack out, put one across, turn in, render, befool, hand over, cod, crawl in, kip down, assume, take in, wear, hit the hay, mount, fork over, fool, bed, don, apply, fork up, retire

    Antonyms:
    echt, genuine

  9. put onverb

    add to the odometer

    "He put on 1,000 miles on this trip"

    Synonyms:
    dupe, gull, gain, put one over, get into, slang, put one across, turn in, befool, cod, assume, take in, wear, mount, fool, don, apply

    Antonyms:
    echt, genuine

  10. mount, put onverb

    prepare and supply with the necessary equipment for execution or performance

    "mount a theater production"; "mount an attack"; "mount a play"

    Synonyms:
    get on, put one over, gull, gain, bestride, turn in, get into, slang, climb on, wax, dupe, assume, apply, go up, don, cod, mount up, put one across, take in, befool, wear, climb up, ride, rise, fool, jump on, hop on, climb, mount

    Antonyms:
    echt, genuine

  11. put on, applyverb

    apply to a surface

    "She applied paint to the back of the house"; "Put on make-up!"

    Synonyms:
    dupe, use, gull, gain, put one over, get into, enforce, slang, practice, hold, put one across, turn in, utilize, befool, cod, give, assume, take in, wear, lend oneself, mount, employ, fool, implement, don, go for, apply, utilise

    Antonyms:
    echt, genuine

  12. gull, dupe, slang, befool, cod, fool, put on, take in, put one over, put one acrossverb

    fool or hoax

    "The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"; "You can't fool me!"

    Synonyms:
    earn, draw, take in, put one over, gather in, suck up, assimilate, invite, befool, catch, slang, imbibe, make, pull in, don, tantalise, put one across, take, have, suck, adopt, view, rally, tease, assume, see, fool around, horse around, gain, fool away, fritter, ingest, realise, apply, ride, turn in, get into, sop up, watch, receive, fritter away, arse around, clear, razz, frivol away, gull, take up, soak up, tantalize, cod, dissipate, fool, shoot, bring in, overhear, rag, mount, taunt, wear, dupe, realize, consume, absorb, collect, bait, twit, suck in

    Antonyms:
    genuine, echt

  13. gain, put onverb

    increase (one's body weight)

    "She gained 20 pounds when she stopped exercising"

    Synonyms:
    earn, take in, benefit, pull in, befool, gather, hit, arrive at, attain, win, slang, don, put one across, pull ahead, acquire, make headway, fool, advance, make, assume, put one over, gain, realise, apply, turn in, gain ground, clear, gull, profit, get into, cod, dupe, derive, reach, bring in, wear, mount, realize, get ahead

    Antonyms:
    echt, genuine

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. put on

    Synonyms:
    invest with

  2. put on

    Synonyms:
    assume, take on

  3. put on

    Synonyms:
    impose, inflict

  4. put on

    Synonyms:
    impute to, charge upon

  5. put on

    Synonyms:
    (Law.) rest upon, submit to

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How to use put on in a sentence?

  1. Matshidiso Moeti:

    We in Tanzania managed to stay for a year without corona. Even here, no one has put on a mask. Our God is beyond Satan and Satan will always fail using different diseases.

  2. Susy Oster:

    We were taken to this very old beautiful temple... the whole population of Mád was confined to the temple for one night, the next morning we were walked through our town to the railroad tracks and put on a train.

  3. Emile Ratelband:

    If I put on Tinder that I am 69, I will not get a response... [ As ] 49, with that face of mine, then I'm rammed.

  4. Steve Maraboli:

    You were put on this earth to achieve your greatest self, to live out your purpose, and to do it fearlessly."

  5. Cedric Alexander:

    This is just a constant reminder ... of the dangers of police work in this country, we can never ever forget the dangers and what they put on the line for us every day. They deserve our support.


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