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put down

put down

See:
put
part of speech: phrase
definition 1: to stop holding; lay (something) down.
Put down that gun.
antonyms:
lift, pick up, take
definition 2: to write down, as on paper.
synonyms:
record, write
similar words:
book, enter, jot down, log, note, pen, register
definition 3: to forcefully repress.
The soldiers put down the protest.
synonyms:
quash, quell, suppress
similar words:
crush, repress, squelch, stifle, throttle
definition 4: to treat as insignificant or ridiculous.
synonyms:
belittle, denigrate, depreciate, disparage, ridicule
similar words:
deride, disdain, embarrass, mortify