put down (Meaning)

Wordnet

put down (v)

cause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place

put in a horizontal position

cause to come to the ground

reduce in worth or character, usually verbally

remove (cargo, people, etc.) from and leave

put (an animal) to death

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

make a record of; set down in permanent form

Wordnet

put down (n)

a crushing remark

put down Sentence Examples

  1. He felt embarrassed when his classmates started to put down his ideas during the presentation.
  2. It's not okay to put down others just to make yourself feel better.
  3. The critic's review was harsh and seemed designed to put down the artist.
  4. She felt hurt when her friends started to put her down behind her back.
  5. The teacher reminded the students not to put down anyone's contributions during the group discussion.
  6. He tried to put down his opponent with a sarcastic remark, but it only made him look petty.
  7. I could tell by the way he talked about his job that he was trying to put down his coworkers.
  8. Let's not put down his efforts; he's trying his best given the circumstances.
  9. The coach's constant criticism was demoralizing, and it felt like he was always trying to put down the team.
  10. It's important to build each other up instead of constantly trying to put each other down.

FAQs About the word put down

cause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place, put in a horizontal position, cause to come to the ground, reduce in worth or character, usually verb

insult, offence, sarcasm, slap, slight, epithet, personality,outrage, disgrace, offense

commendation, praise, commendation, compliment,compliment, praise, flattery, acclaim, accolade, flattery

He felt embarrassed when his classmates started to put down his ideas during the presentation.

It's not okay to put down others just to make yourself feel better.

The critic's review was harsh and seemed designed to put down the artist.

She felt hurt when her friends started to put her down behind her back.