A team of Israeli researchers has put forth yet another in a long line of fascinating theories as to why humans tear up.
This paper has put forth a plan that can efficiently and quickly solve the current and future water shortages on both sides.
Impossible to put forth an argument and not instantly have your motives questioned.
I put forth my hand: it closed on the hand of Lona, firm and soft and deathless.
More than a century has passed since his most serious efforts were put forth.
Be tranquil, and let the spring-time come, that the buds of his hopes may put forth blossoms.
She did not choose to seem even to put forth a claim on her own account.
put forth all thy skill, Chakamdababelda, or whatever thy name may be; I will pay thee what thou askest!
This statement in some form he put forth in every discussion on the subject.
Everything in the power of this Government will be put forth to aid General Grant.
late Old English *putian, implied in putung "instigation, an urging," literally "a putting;" related to pytan "put out, thrust out" (of eyes), probably from a Germanic stem that also produced Danish putte "to put," Swedish dialectal putta; Middle Dutch pote "scion, plant," Dutch poten "to plant," Old Norse pota "to poke."
Meaning "act of casting a heavy stone overhead" (as a trial of strength) is attested from c.1300. Obsolete past tense form putted is attested 14c.-15c. To put down "end by force or authority" (a rebellion, etc.) is from c.1300. Adjective phrase put out "angry, upset" is first recorded 1887; to put out, of a woman, "to offer oneself for sex" is from 1947. To put upon (someone) "play a trick on, impose on" is from 1690s. To put up with "tolerate, accept" (1755) was originally to put up, as in "to pocket." To put (someone) on "deceive" is from 1958.