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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Put v. i.
 1. To go or move; as, when the air first puts up. [Obs.]
 2. To steer; to direct one's course; to go.
    His fury thus appeased, he puts to land.   --Dryden.
 3. To play a card or a hand in the game called put.
 To put about Naut., to change direction; to tack.
 To put back Naut., to turn back; to return. “The French . . . had put back to Toulon.” --Southey.
 To put forth. (a) To shoot, bud, or germinate. “Take earth from under walls where nettles put forth.” --Bacon. (b) To leave a port or haven, as a ship. --Shak.
 To put in Naut., to enter a harbor; to sail into port.
 To put in for. (a) To make a request or claim; as, to put in for a share of profits. (b) To go into covert; -- said of a bird escaping from a hawk. (c) To offer one's self; to stand as a candidate for. --Locke.
 To put off, to go away; to depart; esp., to leave land, as a ship; to move from the shore.
 To put on, to hasten motion; to drive vehemently.
 To put over Naut., to sail over or across.
 To put to sea Naut., to set sail; to begin a voyage; to advance into the ocean.
 To put up. (a) To take lodgings; to lodge. (b) To offer one's self as a candidate. --L'Estrange.
 To put up to, to advance to. [Obs.] “With this he put up to my lord.” --Swift.
 To put up with. (a) To overlook, or suffer without recompense, punishment, or resentment; as, to put up with an injury or affront. (b) To take without opposition or expressed dissatisfaction; to endure; as, to put up with bad fare.