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  Words related to put on

Related / Similar Words: gain, wear, get into, don, assume, gull, dupe, slang, befool, cod, fool, take in, put one over, put one across, apply, mount, turn in, assumed, false, fictitious, fictive, pretended, sham

 

Definition:
  • increase (one''s body weight); "She gained 20 pounds when she stopped exercising";
  • 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";
  • add to something existing; "She put on a sun room";
  • add to the odometer; "He put on 1,000 miles on this trip";
  • fool or hoax; "The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"; "You can''t fool me!";
  • apply to a surface; "She applied paint to the back of the house"; "Put on make-up!";
  • prepare and supply with the necessary equipment for execution or performance; "mount a theater production"; "mount an attack"; "mount a play";
  • carry out (performances); "They turned in a splendid effort"; "They turned in top jobs for the second straight game";
  • put on the stove or ready for cooking; "put on the tea, please!";
  • 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";

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    Hyponyms: round, flesh out, fill out, pack on, hat, try on, try, scarf, slip on, pull the leg of, kid, dab, swab, swob, daub, dress, cream, cold-cream, putty, sponge on, slap on, clap on, slam on, rerun

     

    Derivational Morphology: gainer, weight gainer, clothing, article of clothing, vesture, wear, take-in, fraud, fraudulence, dupery, hoax, humbug, put-on, fool, sap, saphead, muggins, tomfool, chump, gull, mark, patsy, fall guy, sucker, soft touch, mug, victim, dupe, lotion, application, coating, covering, applicator, applier

     

     
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