1. To remove from a throne or other high position
2. To put down; deposit
3. To testify to under oath or by affidavit; affirm, assert; to take a deposition of
4. To bear witness
5. To force to leave (an office); SYN. force out.
(Irregular preterit, past participle: laid).
1. To put in a horizontal position; SYN. put down, repose.
2. To prepare or position for action or operation.
3. To impose as a duty, burden, or punishment.
4. To lay eggs.
1. To put something somewhere:
2. To establish somebody in a particular situation or location:
3. To identify the location or place of; SYN. localize.
4. To assign to (a job or a home).
5. To estimate:
6. To sing a note with the correct pitch.
7. To take a place in a competition; often followed by an ordinal; SYN. come in, come out.
8. To arrange for or to make;,
put / ˈpʊt /
(Irregular preterit, past participle: put).
1. To put into a certain place; also with abstract objects and locations; SYN. set, place, pose, position, lay.
2. To put something on or into (abstractly) assign; SYN. assign.
3. To cause to be in a certain state; cause to be in a certain relation.
4. To cause (someone) to undergo something.
5. To adapt.
set / ˈset /
(Irregular preterit, past participle: set).
1. To locate; SYN. localize, place.
2. To put into a certain state; cause to be in a certain state.
3. To set to a certain position.
4. To insert (a nail below the surface); SYN. countersink.
5. To give a fine, sharp edge to a knife or razor.
6. To fix in a border, as of precious stones.
7. To establish as the highest level or best performance; SYN. mark.
8. To disappear beyond the horizon; of celestial bodies such as the sun and the moon; SYN. go down, go under.
9. To apply or start.
To assign to a station; SYN. post, base, send, place.
stick / ˈstɪk /
(Irregular preterit, past participle: stuck).
1. To cause to protrude SYN. put forward.
2. To pierce with a thrust.
3. To pierce with something pointed.
4. To saddle with something disagreeable or disadvantageous; SYN. sting.