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for To put up to
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Put \Put\ (put; often p[u^]t in def. 3), v. i.
1. To go or move; as, when the air first puts up. [Obs.]
2. To steer; to direct one's course; to go.
His fury thus appeased, he puts to land. --Dryden.
3. To play a card or a hand in the game called put.
To put about (Naut.), to change direction; to tack.
To put back (Naut.), to turn back; to return. "The French .
. . had put back to Toulon." --Southey.
To put forth.
(a) To shoot, bud, or germinate. "Take earth from under
walls where nettles put forth." --Bacon.
(b) To leave a port or haven, as a ship. --Shak.
To put in (Naut.), to enter a harbor; to sail into port.
To put in for.
(a) To make a request or claim; as, to put in for a share
(b) To go into covert; -- said of a bird escaping from a
(c) To offer one's self; to stand as a candidate for.
To put off, to go away; to depart; esp., to leave land, as
a ship; to move from the shore.
To put on, to hasten motion; to drive vehemently.
To put over (Naut.), to sail over or across.
To put to sea (Naut.), to set sail; to begin a voyage; to
advance into the ocean.
To put up.
(a) To take lodgings; to lodge.
(b) To offer one's self as a candidate. --L'Estrange.
To put up to, to advance to. [Obs.] "With this he put up to
my lord." --Swift.
To put up with.
(a) To overlook, or suffer without recompense, punishment,
or resentment; as, to put up with an injury or
(b) To take without opposition or expressed
dissatisfaction; to endure; as, to put up with bad
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