put on
verb.
put clothing on one's body
What should I wear today?|He put on his best suit for the wedding|The princess donned a long blue dress|The queen assumed the stately robes|He got into his jeans
Synonym: assume, don, get into, wear
verb.
add to something existing
She put on a sun room
verb.
put on the stove or ready for cooking
put on the tea, please!
verb.
carry out (performances)
They turned in a splendid effort|They turned in top jobs for the second straight game
Synonym: turn in
verb.
add to the odometer
He put on 1,000 miles on this trip
verb.
prepare and supply with the necessary equipment for execution or performance
mount a theater production|mount an attack|mount a play
Synonym: mount
verb.
apply to a surface
She applied paint to the back of the house|Put on make-up!
Synonym: apply
verb.
fool or hoax
The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone|You can't fool me!
verb.
increase (one's body weight)
She gained 20 pounds when she stopped exercising
Synonym: gain
adj.
adopted in order to deceive
an assumed name|an assumed cheerfulness|a fictitious address|fictive sympathy|a pretended interest|a put-on childish voice|sham modesty