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synonyms for put paid to

  • bring to a close
  • finish something
  • make an end of
  • put an end to
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How to use put paid to in a sentence

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
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
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
Before the spinet a bench was placed about four feet below the keys, and I was put upon the bench.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
All the operations of her brain related themselves somehow to to-morrow afternoon.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
The mother's lips could not finish the charge she was about to put upon her innocent child.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
The little crowd and the boats on the beach were right under them and no one paid any attention or seemed to be in a hurry.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Finally, let me ask the general reader to put aside all prejudice, and give both sides a fair hearing.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
There he gave orders for the car to be put into running condition for the following morning, and returned to the hotel.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
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WORDS RELATED TO PUT PAID TO

  • abort
  • arrest
  • break
  • bring down curtain
  • bring to an end
  • call a halt to
  • cramp
  • crush
  • discontinue
  • disrupt
  • end
  • foil
  • hamper
  • hobble
  • inhibit
  • interfere with
  • nip in the bud
  • put a stop to
  • put an end to
  • put paid to
  • put the lid on
  • squelch
  • stamp out
  • stifle
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.