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See definition of put up to on Dictionary.com
  • as inincite
  • as ininstigate
  • as inpush
  • as inspur
  • as inurge
  • as inactuate
  • as indrive
  • as ingoad

synonyms for put up to

  • abet
  • agitate
  • arouse
  • encourage
  • exhort
  • foment
  • inflame
  • inspire
  • instigate
  • motivate
  • prompt
  • provoke
  • rouse
  • set off
  • spur
  • trigger
  • urge
  • whip up
  • activate
  • actuate
  • animate
  • coax
  • craze
  • drive
  • excite
  • force
  • forward
  • further
  • goad
  • impel
  • induce
  • influence
  • inspirit
  • persuade
  • prick
  • promote
  • push
  • raise
  • set
  • solicit
  • stimulate
  • taunt
  • egg on
  • fan the fire
  • get to
  • juice
  • key up
  • psych
  • stir up
  • talk into
  • work up
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antonyms for put up to

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  • block
  • calm
  • dampen
  • depress
  • deter
  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • halt
  • lull
  • prevent
  • quiet
  • soothe
  • stop
  • tranquilize
  • cease
  • check
  • deaden
  • delay
  • finish
  • hinder
  • impede
  • repress
  • suppress
  • prohibit
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How to use put up to in a sentence

What need to look to right or left when you are swallowing up free mile after mile of dizzying road?
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Most of the men leaped up, caught hold of spears or knives, and rushed out.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
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
Some weeks after, the creditor chanced to be in Boston, and in walking up Tremont street, encountered his enterprising friend.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
In less than ten minutes, the bivouac was broken up, and our little army on the march.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
The bride elect rushes up to him, and so they both step down to the foot-lights.
PHYSIOLOGY OF THE OPERAJOHN H. SWABY (AKA "SCRICI")
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
I was busy loading the piece when an exclamation of surprise from one of the men made me look up.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Even as they gazed they saw its roof caught up, and whirled off as if it had been a scroll of paper.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
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WORDS RELATED TO PUT UP TO

  • activate
  • animate
  • arouse
  • cause
  • drive
  • egg on
  • energize
  • excite
  • fire up
  • impel
  • incite
  • induce
  • influence
  • inspire
  • instigate
  • key up
  • mobilize
  • motivate
  • move
  • prompt
  • propel
  • put up to
  • quicken
  • rouse
  • spur
  • stimulate
  • turn on
  • work into lather
  • work up
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