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1

Build, assemble, create, as in We put together the new bookcase, or This writer can't put together a coherent sentence. [First half of 1500s]

2

Combine mentally, as in Once she put this and that together she knew exactly what had happened. [First half of 1600s] Also see put our heads together; put two and two together.

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