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Synonyms of put-down

Noun


1. put-down, squelch, squelcher, takedown, derision

usage: a crushing remark

Verb


1. set down, put down, place down, put, set, place, pose, position, lay

usage: cause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place; "set down your bags here"

2. lay, put down, repose, put, set, place, pose, position, lay

usage: put in a horizontal position; "lay the books on the table"; "lay the patient carefully onto the bed"

3. land, put down, bring down, arrive, get, come

usage: cause to come to the ground; "the pilot managed to land the airplane safely"

4. take down, degrade, disgrace, demean, put down, humiliate, mortify, chagrin, humble, abase

usage: reduce in worth or character, usually verbally; "She tends to put down younger women colleagues"; "His critics took him down after the lecture"

5. drop, drop off, set down, put down, unload, discharge, deliver

usage: leave or unload; "unload the cargo"; "drop off the passengers at the hotel"

6. destroy, put down, kill

usage: 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"

7. write down, set down, get down, put down, write

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

8. record, enter, put down, save, preserve

usage: make a record of; set down in permanent form

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