put up to - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theyput up to
he/she/itputs up to
present participleputting up to
past tenseput up to
past participleput up to
  1. put someone up to something to encourage someone to do something stupid or wrong

    One of the older boys must have put him up to it.

See also main entry: put