Put up

What is Put up ?

Put up is (verb) 1. to attach something to a wall, to attach something high up I’ve put up the photos of my family over my desk. They are putting up Christmas decorations all along Regent Street. 2. to build something so that it is upright They put up a wooden shed in their garden. 3. to lift something up The gunman told us to put our hands up. 4. to increase something, to make something higher The shop has put up all its prices by 5%. 5. to give someone a place to sleep in your house They’ve missed the last train, can you put them up for the night?


source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level