New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: pot on · put in · put-on · put down · put onto · put upon · post on · pull on · push on · put off
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put on

1 (v + adv) apply (lipstick, cream) TRANSITIVEcuir ar PhrV  c m uto put on your make up do smideadh a chur ort 2 (v + adv) wear (clothes, mask etc) TRANSITIVEcuir ar PhrV  c m ushe put on her coat chuir sí uirthi a cóta
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3 (v + adv) switch on (music, light etc) TRANSITIVEcas air  c m ucuir air PhrV  c m ucuir ar siúlcuir ag obairthey put the music on really loud chuir siad an ceol ar siúl an-ard, chas siad an ceol air an-ard, chuir siad an ceol air an-ardshe put the kettle on chuir sí síos an citeal, chas sí air an citealdon't put the light on ná las an solas, ná cuir air an solas 4 (v + adv) start cooking TRANSITIVEcuir síos  c m uhe put the dinner on chuir sé síos an dinnéar, réitigh sé an dinnéar 5 (v + adv) organise (show, display etc) TRANSITIVEcuir ar siúl VPeagraigh verb  c m ureáchtáil verb  c m uthey put on a fantastic show chuir siad seó iontach ar siúlto put on a movie scannán a thaispeáint 6 (v + adv) adopt (manner, accent etc) TRANSITIVEcuir ar PhrV  c m ushe put on airs chuir sí gothaí uirthi féin, chuir sí cumaí móra uirthi féin, thosaigh na dóigheanna aicihe put on a posh accent chuir sé canúint ardnósach air féin, chuir sé tuin ghalánta ar a chuid cainte to put on an act ligean ort, bheith ag cur i gcéill to be putting it on bheith ag magadh, bheith ag scailéathan, bheith ag tarraingt na leiseshe put on a brave face níor lig sí uirthi féin é, choinnigh sí an taobh is fearr amuighthey tried to put a brave face on the mess thriail siad cuma na maitheasa a chur ar an bpraiseach 7 (v + adv) provide, supply (service etc) TRANSITIVEcuir ar fáil VPsoláthair verb  c m uthey put on a lovely buffet chuir siad buifé álainn ar fáil 8 (v + adv) gain TRANSITIVEcuir suas  c m uhe put on a lot of weight chuir sé suas go leor meáchain, thit sé go mór chun feola 9 (v + prep) levy (tax, toll) TRANSITIVEcuir ar PhrV  c m ugearr verb  c m uthey put tolls on the road chuir siad dolaí ar an mbóthar 10 (v + adv) TELECOM pass phone to (sb) TRANSITIVEcuir ar an bhfón 11 (v + prep) stake (money, bet) TRANSITIVEcuir ar PhrV  c m uto put a bet on a race geall a chur ar rásto put a bid on a house tairiscint a dhéanamh ar theach 12 (v + adv) (US), informal tease (sb) TRANSITIVEbheith ag magadh faoibheith ag spochadh as  c m ubheith ag baint asyou're putting me on! ag magadh atá tú!, níl tú dáiríre!, ag tarraingt mo leise atá tú! → see put

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