put down as - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theyput down as
he/she/itputs down as
present participleputting down as
past tenseput down as
past participleput down as
  1. put someone down as something to think that someone is a particular type of person

    I’m surprised she was nervous: I’d always put her down as being very confident.

See also main entry: put