verb to cause inconvenience or discomfort to
disoblige; bother; inconvenience; incommode; discommode; trouble.
- Sorry to trouble you, but...
verb put out considerable effort
- He put out the same for seven managers
verb deprive of the oxygen necessary for combustion
verb thrust or extend out
stretch out; extend; exsert; stretch forth; hold out.
- He held out his hand
- point a finger
- extend a hand
- the bee exserted its sting
verb put out, as of a candle or a light
verb be sexually active
- She is supposed to put out
verb cause to be out on a fielding play
- he was put out at third base on a long throw from left field
verb prepare and issue for public distribution or sale
bring out; release; issue; publish.
- publish a magazine or newspaper
verb administer an anesthetic drug to
anesthetise; anaesthetise; put under; anaesthetize; anesthetize.
- The patient must be anesthetized before the operation
- anesthetize the gum before extracting the teeth
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"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."
-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.
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