There are would-be friends everywhere now so be mindful not to put up walls.
As Steve put up his street sign, people quickly gathered to take pictures.
Mobutu put up the prize money for the fight: $5 million for each competitor.
And when we had Pride, we put up signs and some people would take them down.
Back home I put up maps and photos and charts and quotes from books all over my study walls.
I need a blacksmith, and if I can't get a real one I'll put up with an imitation.
We are going to put up a fight to keep you here, Mr. Manning.
This place we thought the Shelleys might put up with for the summer.
She put up her hand and drew him down beside her on the couch.
No one offered to put up the two cents and so the curtain was saved.
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.
To contribute or pay money, esp money bet or promised (1865+)