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|present participle||putting on|
|past tense||put on|
|past participle||put on|
Can you put the light on, please?
Shall I put the kettle on for a cup of tea?
I had forgotten to put the handbrake on, so the car rolled back down the hill.
We put on a fantastic performance against a much more experienced side.
This is the British English definition of put on. View American English definition of put on.
a frightening or unfriendly low noise