put under

Definitions

  • Putting his finger under her chin
    Putting his finger under her chin
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v put under administer an anesthetic drug to "The patient must be anesthetized before the operation","anesthetize the gum before extracting the teeth"
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Quotations

  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    “Nature is full of freaks, and now puts an old head on young shoulders, and then takes a young heart heating under fourscore winters.”
  • Henry David Thoreau
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    “I put a piece of paper under my pillow, and when I could not sleep I wrote in the dark.”
  • Henry David Thoreau
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    “If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.”
  • Angela Carter
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    “There are lots of things that you can brush under the carpet about yourself until you're faced with somebody whose needs won't be put off.”
  • Mark Messier
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    “The only pressure I'm under is the pressure I've put on myself.”
  • Peter De Vries
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    “Let us hope, I prayed, that a kind Providence will put a speedy end to the acts of God under which we have been laboring.”

Usage

In literature:

Rome by Pompey to adorn his triumph, and put under the care of Lucius Flavius.
"The Letters of Cicero, Volume 1" by Marcus Tullius Cicero
You put it under your pillow for three nights, and whatever you dream will come true.
"The Little Colonel: Maid of Honor" by Annie Fellows Johnston
That's right; put your necks lower under his heel.
"Will of the Mill" by George Manville Fenn
She must have got under weigh and put to sea at night.
"Peter the Whaler" by W.H.G. Kingston
It was stupid of the Government because it put them for a time under the thumb of Boulanger.
"France and the Republic" by William Henry Hurlbert
De pillows was just anything you could snatch and put under your head.
"Slave Narratives Vol. XIV. South Carolina, Part 2" by Works Projects Administration
I was taken on board, and put under an arrest for my misconduct.
"Peter Simple" by Frederick Marryat
I will have to put you under guard until I can consider what is best to be done.
"A Little Traitor to the South" by Cyrus Townsend Brady
She looks a kind little soul She'll put her name down under Anne Valery's here?
"Agatha's Husband A Novel" by Dinah Maria Craik (AKA: Dinah Maria Mulock)
Lucky I didn't put it under my pillow, or he'd have it now.
"The Boy from the Ranch" by Frank V. Webster
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In poetry:

"We measure not his mind; we cannot tell
What lieth under, over, or beside
The test we put him to; he doth excel,
We know, where he is tried;
"Honours -- Part I" by Jean Ingelow
Upon a hill I met a man,
Whose visage put me to a stan'--
Brings thousands under his comman'
When he doth chide;
From him no human mortal can
Turn to a side.
"Passion And Reason" by Susannah Hawkins
"Rise up, rise up now, Lord Douglas," she says,
"And put on your armour so bright;
Let it never be said that a daughter of thine
Was married to a lord under night.
"The Douglas Tragedy" by Andrew Lang
"Now he raves," says Daddy Pike.
"He ain't wise to what he says
Never have I heard the like
All me wicked livin' days."
"Raise him up a bit," says Blair.
"Put that pillow under there.
"The Reaper in the Bush" by C J Dennis
And one thing put in the paper, that first to me didn't occur:
That when I am dead at last she'll bring me back to her;
And lay me under the maples I planted years ago,
When she and I was happy before we quarreled so.
"Betsey And I Are Out" by William McKendree Carleton
John MacDonald found a corpse, put it under the sofa,
Waited till it came to life and hit it with a poker,
Sold its eyes for souvenirs, sold its blood for whiskey,
Kept its bones for dumbbells to use when he was fifty.
"Bagpipe Music" by Louis MacNeice

In news:

The 10 children, who range in age from two to seven years, have been put under the custody of the province's youth protection branch.
The Marriott hotel under development at Church and Laurel streets may get to put up business identification signs should City Council approve requests for a certificate of appropriateness at its meeting Thursday night.
Carter BloodCare said Thursday it still plans to build a $6 million complex on Woodway Drive that will put all local operations under one roof, but a meeting Jan 31 could make the venture even larger.
For putting her in the middle of his protest, which is appropriate under the circumstances, it seems.
The Vineyard Playhouse may be under construction this summer, but that isn't stopping them from putting on plenty of shows.
NFL puts 'harsh' replay rule penalty under review immediately .
Teams now must certify their organizations as bounty-free under guidelines put into place Wednesday.
The Valley DropSpan allows growers to put every possible acre under mechanized irrigation - acres that were never irrigated before, or were irrigated with a less efficient method, can now be picked up with a center pivot.
In an industry where just a few extra pounds can rule you out of a multi-million dollar race, jockeys are put under enormous pressure to meet miniature weight requirements.
Man with knife puts San Benito High School under lockdown.
Put a picture of me under your Christmas tree.
Mamet play puts society under the microscope 'Boston Marriage.
Put your manholes under lock and key.
How about putting 15 dollars' worth of wind energy under the tree.
Even before the president-elect takes office next month, New Yorkers are already putting together a wishlist of critical projects they hope will be funded under Barack Obama's infrastructure-building initiative.
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In science:

For comparison we also plot the angle evolution of the thermal cloud just above condensation, which has been put under rotation with the same technique described above.
Enhancement of the scissors mode of an expanding Bose-Einstein condensate
Since we defined our limiting angular size θlim precisely as 24′′ (Section 3.3), one needs to vary only the limiting surface brightness µlim of these models in order to put the model curves on the plot of µ0 (g ∗ ) versus total g ∗ magnitude for underlying disks.
Low-Surface-Brightness Galaxies in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey. I. Search Method and Test Sample
This observation justifies and puts on a firm ground the Fourier analysis of TOA residuals and variances of fitting parameters in the frequency domain which is normally done under implicit assumption that the non-stationary component of the autocovariance function is either absent or unimportant.
Millisecond and Binary Pulsars as Nature's Frequency Standards. III. Fourier Analysis and Spectral Sensitivity of Timing Observations to Low-Frequency Noise
The committee of the project declared it to be of special interest to the country and put the project, mine included, under the control of the army.
The Neutrino - Its Past, Present and Future
In fact, in supersymmetric gluodynamics one could eliminate probe quarks at all, putting the endpoints of the strings under consideration on two distant parallel domain walls.
$k$ Strings from Various Perspectives: QCD, Lattices, String Theory and Toy Models
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