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Definition of "put over" []

  • To state, or explain a concept in a clear, understandable manner. (verb)

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Use "put over" in a sentence
  • "Billy Ray gave me his sheepskin-lined jacket to put over my shoulders."
  • "As to what is called the Fugitive Slave Law, insolently put over the people by their Congress and President, it contravenes the whole of the organic compacts, and is at all times to be defied in all parts of These States, South or North, by speech, by pen, and, if need be, by the bullet and the sword."
  • ""Why, there's that old bombazin cloak, that you keep on purpose to put over me when I take my afternoon's nap; you might as well give her that, -- she needs clothes.""