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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyput together
he/she/itputs together
present participleputting together
past tenseput together
past participleput together
  1. 1
    to produce or organize something using many different things

    Initially, they simply put together a series of guidelines.

    The exhibition has been put together by a group of young artists.

  2. 2
    to make something by joining all its parts

    Will you help me put this desk together?

  3. 3
    to choose people or things to form a team or group

    A team of experts has been put together to examine the effects of global warming.

  4. 4
    than someone/something put together used for saying that someone or something is better or bigger than the whole of a group of other people or things

    He knows more about computers than the rest of them put together.

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