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  • as inreplaced
  • as inpostpone
  • as input off
  • as inreinstate
  • as inreplace
  • as inrestore
  • as inreturn

synonyms for put back

  • recovered
  • regained
  • reinstated
  • reintegrated
  • restored
  • retrieved
  • reacquired
  • defer
  • suspend
  • delay
  • hold up
  • shelve
  • adjourn
  • table
  • pigeonhole
  • prorogue
  • cool it
  • give a rain check
  • hang fire
  • hold off
  • hold over
  • lay over
  • put on back burner
  • put on hold
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How to use put back in a sentence

I waited three months more, in great impatience, then sent him back to the same post, to see if there might be a reply.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
He was voluble in his declarations that they would “put the screws” to Ollie on the charge of perjury.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
Ages back—let musty geologists tell us how long ago—'twas a lake, larger than the Lake of Geneva.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
The boys were tumbling about, clinging to his legs, imploring that numerous things be brought back to them.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
With a suffocating gasp, she fell back into the chair on which she sat, and covered her face with her hands.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
This is the place where the Muscovite criminals are banished to, if they are not put to death.
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
She was holding the back of her chair with one hand; her loose sleeve had slipped almost to the shoulder of her uplifted arm.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Let them open their minds to us, let them put upon permanent record the significance of all their intrigues and manœuvres.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
The strains of the syren at last woke her uncle, and brought back Miss Hood, who suggested that it was late.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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WORDS RELATED TO PUT BACK

  • adjourn
  • cool it
  • defer
  • delay
  • give a rain check
  • hang fire
  • hold off
  • hold over
  • hold up
  • lay over
  • pigeonhole
  • prorogue
  • put back
  • put on back burner
  • put on hold
  • shelve
  • suspend
  • table
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