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Put, I. trans. 1) to place, to set, to lay; expressing, in the most general manner, the causing of a change or effect in local position: “she --s the period often from his place,” Lucr. 565. “what eyes hath Love p. in my head,” Sonn. 148, 1. “p. some lime upon your fingers,” Tp. IV, 246. “I'll never p. my finger in the fire,” Wiv. I, 4, 91. “what he --s into the press,” II, 1, 80. “p. a toast in it,” III, 5, 3. “p. him into the basket,” IV, 2, 48. “to p. metal in restrained means,” Meas. II, 4, 48. “--ing the hand in the pocket,” III, 2, 49. “to p. a ducat in her clack-dish,” III, 2, 49 “p. them in secret holds,” IV, 3, 91. “to p. the finger in the eye,” Err. II, 2, 206. “a case to p. it into,” Ado I, 1, 184. you must p. in the pikes with a “vice,” V, 2, 21. “p. together,” LLL I, 1, 210. “how easy it is to p. years to the word three,” I, 2, 55. “I'll p. a girdle round about the earth,” Mids. II, 1, 175. “your vows, p. into two scales,” III, 2, 132. “the man should be p. into the lanthorn,” V, 251. “he p. his hand behind him,” Merch. II, 8, 47. “p. bars between the owners and their rights,” III, 2, 19. “so you may p. a man in your belly,” As III, 2, 215. “to p. a good meat into an unclean dish,” III, 3, 36. “he p. it into his mouth,” V, 1, 38. “p. finger in the eye,” Shr. I, 1, 79. “p. me in thy books,” II, 225. “p. you in the catalogue of those,” All's I, 3, 149. “tongue, I must p. you into a butter-woman's mouth,” IV, 1, 44. “p. your grace in your pocket,” Tw. V, 35. “p. me into darkness,” Tw. V, 35 to p. him i' the ground (== to bury him) Wint. III, 3, 140. “the rogue that p. me into this apparel,” IV, 3, 111. “my name p. in the book of virtue,” IV, 3, 111 “I'll not p. the dibble in earth,” IV, 4, 99. and p. the same (sword) “into young Arthur's hand,” John I, 14. “p. my eyeballs in thy brows,” III, 4, 30. “p. a little water in a spoon,” IV, 3, 131. “p. a few flocks in the point,” H4A II, 1, 7. “p. ratsbane in my mouth,” H4B I, 2, 48. “he hath p. all my substance into that belly of his,” II, 1, 81. “p. me a caliver into Wart's hand,” III, 2, 289. “has p. us in these ill-beseeming arms,” IV, 1, 84. “p. thy face between his sheets,” H5 II, 1, 87. “I p. my hand into the bed,” II, 3, 24. to p. into mine (pocket) III, 2, 54. “our scions, p. in wild and savage stock,” III, 5, 7. “crowns . . . p. into his purse,” IV, 3, 37. “to p. a golden sceptre in thy hand,” H6A V, 3, 118. “you p. sharp weapons in a madman's hands,” H6B III, 1, 347. “p. them in prison,” IV, 7, 48. “p. in their hands thy bruising irons of wrath,” R3 V, 3, 110. “would have p. his knife into him,” H8 I, 2, 199. “p. my cause into his hands,” III, 1, 118. “a noble spirit, as yours was p. into you,” III, 1, 118 “there p. unwittingly,” III, 2, 123. “some spirit p. this paper in the packet,” III, 2, 123 III, 2, 123 “--s me her hand to his chin,” Troil. I, 2, 131. “and in my vantbrace p. this withered brawn,” I, 3, 297. “we'll p. you i' the fills,” III, 2, 48. “wherein he --s alms for oblivion,” III, 3, 146. “p. your shields before your hearts,” Cor. I, 4, 24. “we'll p. you in manacles,” I, 9, 56. “to p. our tongues into those wounds,” II, 3, 7. “p. not your worthy rage into your tongue,” III, 1, 241. “p. in prison,” IV, 6, 38. “if he were --ing to my house the brand,” IV, 6, 38 “a case to p. my visage in,” Rom. I, 4, 29. “p. this in any liquid thing,” V, 1, 77. “has no house to p. his head in,” Tim. III, 4, 64. “we p. a sting in him,” Caes. II, 1, 16. “p. a tongue in every wound,” III, 2, 232. “I p. it in the pocket,” IV, 3, 253. “p. on my brows this wreath of victory,” V, 3, 82. “p. a barren sceptre in my gripe,” Mcb. III, 1, 62. “p. rancours in the vessel of my peace,” Mcb. III, 1, 62 “enchanting all that you p. in,” IV, 1, 43. “we will fetters p. upon this fear,” Hml. III, 3, 25. “p. it in his pocket,” III, 4, 101. “to p. his head in,” Lr. I, 5, 32. “p. in his legs,” II, 2, 157. “she p. 'em i' the paste,” II, 4, 124. “who p. my man i' the stocks,” II, 4, 124 “a house to p. his head in,” III, 2, 25. “p. money in thy purse,” Oth. I, 3, 345. Oth. I, 3, 345 Oth. I, 3, 345 “she --s her tongue in her heart,” II, 1, 107. “to p. you in your place again,” II, 3, 324. “p. in every honest hand a whip,” IV, 2, 142. p. it (your rapier) “home,” V, 1, 2 (do not miss your adversary). “p. garlands on thy head,” Ant. III, 1, 11. “not what you reserved . . . p. we i' the roll of conquest,” V, 2, 181. “you should have been p. together with so mortal a purpose,” Cymb. I, 4, 43. “p. the moon in his pocket,” III, 1, 44. “did p. the yoke upon's,” III, 1, 44 “p. his brows within a golden crown,” III, 1, 44
Reflexively: “hast p. thyself upon this island as a spy,” Tp. I, 2, 454. “have p. themselves into voluntary exile,” As I, 1, 106. “I'll p. myself in poor and mean attire,” I, 3, 113. “p. you in your best array,” V, 2, 78. “I p. myself into thy file,” All's III, 3, 9. “p. myself into my mortal preparation” III, 6, 81. “England hath p. himself in arms,” John II, 57. Ant. II, 2, 168. “p. yourself under his shrowd,” III, 13, 71. “--s himself in posture,” Cymb. III, 3, 94. III, 4, 8.
Figurative use: “that same groan doth p. this in my mind,” Sonn. 50, 13. and in it (his picture) “p. their mind,” Compl. 135 (cf. Cymb. V, 5, 176). “the strangeness of your story p. heaviness in me,” Tp. I, 2, 306. “and p. your trial in the villain's mouth,” Meas. V, 304. “--s the world into her person,” Ado II, 1, 215. “to p. a strange face on his own perfection,” II, 3, 49. “had p. such difference betwixt their two estates,” All's I, 3, 116. “would not p. my reputation now in any staining act,” III, 7, 6. “to p. fire in your heart,” Tw. III, 2, 21. “could p. breath into his work,” Wint. V, 2, 107. “that e'er I p. between your holy looks my ill suspicion,” V, 3, 148. “p. spirit in the French,” John V, 4, 2. “now p. it, God, in the physician's mind,” R2 I, 4, 59. “p. the world's whole strength into one giant arm,” H4B IV, 5, 44. “God p. it in thy mind,” H4B IV, 5, 44 “let me p. in your minds,” R3 I, 3, 131. II, 1, 120. “p. meekness in thy mind,” II, 2, 107. “p. in her tender heart the aspiring flame,” IV, 4, 328. “p. your main cause into the king's protection,” H8 III, 1, 93. “--s his Shall against a graver bench,” Cor. III, 1, 105. “--'st odds amongst the rout of nations,” Tim. IV, 3, 42. “I will p. that business in your bosoms,” Mcb. III, 1, 104. “--s toys of desperation into every brain,” Hml. I, 4, 75. “with more offences at my beck than I have thoughts to p. them in,” III, 1, 128. “p. your discourse into some frame,” III, 2, 320. “you must p. me in your heart for friend,” IV, 7, 2. “if any wretch have p. this in your head,” Oth. IV, 2, 15. “p. colour in thy cheek,” Ant. IV, 14, 69. “would I had p. my estate on the approbation of what I have spoke,” Cymb. I, 4, 133 (== laid, betted). “p. them into mine hand,” IV, 1, 25. “p. the strength of the Leonati in me,” V, 1, 31. and then a mind p. in it (the picture) V, 5, 176. “those arts they have as I could p. into them,” V, 5, 176 “in your supposing once more p. your sight of heavy Pericles,” Per. V Prol. 21 (but Ff on heavy Pericles).
Used of articles of dress or ornament taken on or off the body: “--s apparel on my tattered loving,” Sonn. 26, 11. “rings p. upon his fingers,” Shr. Ind. 1, 38. “on your finger I'll p. another ring,” All's IV, 2, 61. “she would never p. it from her finger,” V, 3, 109. I p. it (the crown) “on my head,” H4B IV, 5, 166. “never would he . . . on him p. the vesture of humility,” Cor. II, 1, 249. “p. armour on thine ears,” Tim. IV, 3, 123. “we p. fresh garments on him,” Lr. IV, 7, 22. “p. my tires and mantles on him,” Ant. II, 5, 22. “p. my brogues from off my feet,” Cymb. IV, 2, 214. With adverbs: “--'st down thine own breeches,” Lr. I, 4, 189. “p. off that gown,” Tp. IV, 226. “--ing off his hat,” H4B II, 4, 7. All's II, 2, 9. All's II, 2, 9 Lr. IV, 7, 8. Ant. IV, 15, 56. “p. his bonnet on,” Ven. 1087. when we p. them (our garments) “on,” Tp. II, 1, 69. “your rye-straw hats p. on,” IV, 136. “to p. on your hose,” Gent. II, 1, 84. Wiv. IV, 2, 73. Wiv. IV, 2, 73 Ado V, 3, 30. Merch. IV, 1, 442. Shr. I, 1, 234. III, 2, 115. III, 2, 115 Tw. II, 5, 186. IV, 2, 1. IV, 2, 1 V, 346. John IV, 2, 27. R2 V, 6, 48. H4B II, 2, 189. H6C II, 2, 130. III, 3, 230. R3 II, 3, 32. Cor. II, 2, 141. III, 2, 34. Tit. I, 185. Caes. I, 1, 53. III, 2, 175. Mcb. IV, 3, 154. V, 1, 68. V, 3, 34. Oth. I, 1, 86. Ant. IV, 4, 10. Per. II, 1, 83. IV, 4, 29. Peculiar use: “some hangman must p. on my shroud,” Wint. IV, 4, 468 (i. e. for me; == some hangman must put my shroud on me). “that the bleak air will p. thy shirt on warm,” Tim. IV, 3, 223. “p. mine armour on,” Mcb. V, 3, 48 (for me). “p. thine iron on,” Ant. IV, 4, 3 (i. e. put on me the iron which thou hast in thy hand. Some M. Edd. mine iron).
Figurative use: “she --s on outward strangeness,” Ven. 310. “hast thou p. on this shape,” Lucr. 597. “each hand hath p. on nature's power,” Sonn. 127, 5 (in imitating nature by painting). “have p. on black,” 132, 3. “to p. fair truth upon so foul a face,” 137, 12. (penitence) “hollowly p. on,” Meas. II, 3, 23. “--ing on the destined livery,” II, 4, 138. “which parti-coated presence of loose love p. on by us,” LLL V, 2, 777. “if I do not p. on a sober habit,” Merch. II, 2, 199. “to p. on your boldest suit of mirth,” Merch. II, 2, 199 “the seeming truth which cunning times p. on,” III, 2, 100. “therefore p. I on the countenance of stern commandment,” As II, 7, 108. “the duke hath p. on a religious life,” V, 4, 187. “the semblance I p. on,” Tw. V, 315. “may a free face p. on,” Wint. I, 2, 112. “--s on his pretty looks,” John III, 4, 95. “p. on the dauntless spirit of resolution,” V, 1, 52. “happily may your sweet self p. on the lineal state and glory of the land,” V, 7, 101. “death p. on his ugliest mask,” H4B I, 1, 66. “p. not you on the visage of the times,” II, 3, 3. “p. the fashion on,” V, 2, 52. “p. off your maiden blushes,” H5 V, 2, 253. “p. on some other shape,” R3 IV, 4, 286. “whose figure this cloud -- s on,” H8 I, 1, 225. “thy topless deputation he --s on,” Troil. I, 3, 152. “the savage strangeness he -- s on,” II, 3, 135. III, 3, 50. “I will p. on his presence,” III, 3, 50 “I would have had you p. your power well on,” Cor. III, 2, 17. “p. off these frowns,” Rom. I, 5, 75. “p. on a most importunate aspect,” Tim. II, 1, 28. “--ing on the cunning of a sharper,” IV, 3, 209. “didst p. this sour-cold habit on,” IV, 3, 209 “--s on this tardy form,” Caes. I, 2, 303. “and p. on fear,” I, 3, 60. “let not our looks p. on our purposes,” II, 1, 225. “let's p. on manly readiness,” Mcb. II, 3, 139. “p. we on industrious soldiership,” V, 4, 15. “we p. on a compelled valour,” Hml. IV, 6, 17. “to p. an antic disposition on,” I, 5, 172. “p. on a livery,” III, 4, 165. “p. on weary negligence,” Lr. I, 3, 12. “p. upon him such a deal of man,” II, 2, 127. “--ing on the mere form of civil seeming,” Oth. II, 1, 243.
2) to bestow, to confer, to impose, to inflict, to charge; with the prepos. on or upon: “do you p. tricks upon's?” Tp. II, 2, 60. “--s the neglected act freshly on me,” Meas. I, 2, 174. “if I p. any tricks upon 'em,” All's IV, 5, 63. “dost thou p. upon me the office of God?” V, 2, 51. “p. quarrels purposely on others,” Tw. III, 4, 266. “that forced baseness which he has p. upon't,” Wint. II, 3, 79. “this business, p. on thee by my lord,” III, 3, 35. “p. not another sin upon my head,” Rom. V, 3, 62. “what cannot you and I . . . p. upon his spongy officers?” Mcb. I, 7, 70. “which --s upon them suspicion of the deed,” II, 4, 26. “when first they p. the name of king upon me,” III, 1, 58. “p. on him what forgeries you please,” Hml. II, 1, 19. “you must not p. another scandal on him,” Hml. II, 1, 19 “yet must not we p. the strong law on him,” IV, 3, 3. “or p. upon you what restraint and grievance the law . . . will give him cable,” Oth. I, 2, 15. you shall think yourself bound to p. it (death) “on him,” IV, 2, 248. “honour, if p. upon you,” Per. IV, 6, 100. “p. your sight on heavy Pericles,” V Prol. 21 (Qq of). Inverted relation: they do you wrong to p. you so oft upon't (the office of constable) Meas. II, 1, 280 (== to p. it so often on you).
Sometimes == to impart, to communicate, to tell: “why do you p. these sayings upon me?” Meas. II, 2, 133. “news . . . which he will p. on us, as pigeons feed their young,” As I, 2, 99. “p. strange speech upon me,” Tw. V, 70. “if it be so, as so 'tis p. on me,” Hml. I, 3, 94. Without on, == to tell, to pretend: “am not one that rejoices in the common wreck, as common bruit doth p. it,” Tim. V, 1, 196. cf. Oth. III, 3, 392.
3) to place in a state or condition: “is p. besides his part,” Sonn. 23, 2. “to p. him beside his patience,” H4A III, 1, 179. “p. Armado's page out of his part,” LLL V, 2, 336. LLL V, 2, 336 “I will not be p. out of countenance,” LLL V, 2, 336 LLL V, 2, 336 “this will p. them out of fear,” Mids. III, 1, 23. “p. out of office,” Tim. I, 2, 207. “when we first p. this dangerous stone a rolling,” H8 V, 3, 104. With from, == to deprive of, to deliver from, to take from: “such a deal of skimble-skamble stuff as --s me from my faith,” H4A III, 1, 155. “p. the king from these sad thoughts,” H8 II, 2, 57. “did I p. Henry from his native right,” H6C III, 3, 190. “to p. thee from thy heaviness,” Rom. III, 5, 109. which (sorrow) “may be p. from her by society,” IV, 1, 14. “they have e'en p. my breath from me,” Tim. III, 4, 104. “that thus hath p. him so much from the understanding of himself,” Hml. II, 2, 8. “--s him from fashion of himself,” III, 1, 182. “hath p. himself from rest, and must needs taste his folly,” Lr. II, 4, 293. “this is a trick to p. me from my suit,” Oth. III, 4, 87. With into or in: “to p. in practice,” Pilgr. 217. Gent. III, 2, 89. Ado I, 1, 330. II, 2, 53. LLL I, 1, 308. “you have p. the wild waters in this roar,” Tp. I, 2, 2. “to p. me into everlasting liberty,” Wiv. III, 3, 31. “p. not yourself into amazement,” Meas. IV, 2, 219. “I could p. thee in comfort,” LLL IV, 3, 52. “we have p. thee in countenance,” V, 2, 623. “--s the wretch in remembrance of a shroud,” Mids. V, 384. “we could p. us in readiness,” Shr. I, 1, 43. “this has p. me in heart,” IV, 5, 77. “p. me into good fooling,” Tw. I, 5, 35. “you should p. your lord into a desperate assurance,” II, 2, 8. “p. thyself into the trick of singularity,” II, 5, 164. “thou hast p. him in such a dream,” II, 5, 164 “may p. you in mind,” V, 42. “--s some of us in distemper,” Wint. I, 2, 385. “the prince p. thee into my service,” H4B I, 2, 14. “--ing all affairs else in oblivion,” V, 5, 27. “government . . . p. into parts,” H5 I, 2, 181. “--ing it in expedition,” II, 2, 191. “to p. your grace in mind,” R3 IV, 2, 113. “he hath into monstrous habits p. the graces that once were his,” H8 I, 2, 122. “the queen is p. in anger,” II, 4, 161. “to p. it in execution,” Cor. II, 1, 256. “this muting were better p. in hazard,” II, 3, 264. “will you be p. in mind of his blind fortune,” V, 6, 118. Rom. I, 1, 237. “I would have p. my wealth into donation,” Tim. III, 2, 90. “you shall p. this night's great business into my despatch,” Mcb. I, 5, 68. “p. me into a towering passion,” Hml. V, 2, 79. “will p. me in trust,” Lr. I, 4, 15. “I'll p. it in proof,” IV, 6, 189. “I would not my free condition p. into circumscription,” Oth. I, 2, 27. “to p. my father in impatient thoughts,” I, 3, 243. “I p. the Moor into a jealousy,” II, 1, 309. “every man p. himself into triumph,” II, 2, 4. “to p. our Cassio in some action,” II, 3, 62. “the trust Othello --s him in,” II, 3, 62 “the general were p. in mind of it,” II, 3, 62 “p. into courage,” Cymb. II, 3, 8. “p. into contempt the suits,” III, 4, 92. “to p. those powers in motion,” IV, 3, 31. “you have p. me into rhyme,” V, 3, 63.
With to; a) followed by an inf., == to make: I “am p. to know that your own science exceeds . . .,” Meas. I, 1, 5. “had I first been p. to speak my mind,” H6B III, 1, 43. “you p. me to forget a lady's manners,” Cymb. II, 3, 110. b) by a noun, == 1) to bring to, to cause to come to; whether to acting or to suffering: “or my affection p. to the smallest teen,” Compl. 192. “'twould p. me to my slipper,” Tp. II, 1, 277. “to the perpetual wink might p. this ancient morsel,” Tp. II, 1, 277 some defect . . . p. it (her grace) “to the foil,” III, 1, 46. “to rise and be p. to death,” Meas. IV, 3, 29. R2 V, 3, 73. R3 III, 2, 105. III, 5, 76. Rom. III, 5, 17. Caes. IV, 3, 175. Hml. V, 2, 46. “p. me to this shame and trouble,” Err. V, 14. “p. the liveries to making,” Merch. II, 2, 123. “then she --s you to entreaty,” As IV, 1, 80. “let him p. me to my purgation,” V, 4, 44. “p. him to the sword,” V, 4, 44 H6B III, 1, 284. “I shall now p. you to the height of your breeding,” All's II, 2, 1. “I p. you to the use of your own virtues,” V, 1, 15. p. them (your legs) “to motion,” Tw. III, 1, 87. “as mine honesty -- s it to utterance,” Wint. I, 1, 21. to p. you to it (fear), IV, 4, 153. “to p. to torment,” John IV, 1, 84. “I p. thee now to thy bookoath: deny it, if thou canst,” H4B II, 1, 111. “p. him to execution,” H5 III, 6, 58. “if you would p. me to verses or to dance,” V, 2, 137. “our soldiers p. to flight,” H6C III, 3, 36. “it should be p. to no apparent likelihood of breach,” R3 II, 2, 135. “there's in him stuff that --s him to these ends,” H8 I, 1, 58. “while it is hot, I'll p. it to the issue,” V, 1, 178. “--ing him to rage,” Cor. II, 3, 205. “shall it be p. to that?” III, 1, 233. “you have p. me now to such a part which never I shall discharge to the life,” III, 2, 105. “p. him to choler,” III, 3, 25. we need not p. new matter to his charge, 76 (or == lay?). “--s us to our shifts,” Tit. IV, 2, 176. “nature --s me to a heavy task,” V, 3, 150. “his land's p. to their books,” Tim. I, 2, 206. “are p. to silence,” Caes. I, 2, 290. p. your dread pleasures more into (== unto) “command than to entreaty,” Hml. II, 2, 28 (cf. As IV, 1, 80). “to p. him to his purgation,” III, 2, 318. “we'll p. the matter to the present push,” V, 1, 318. “to p. him to ill thinking,” Oth. III, 4, 29. “p. me to some impatience,” Ant. II, 6, 43. “you shall p. your children to that destruction,” V, 2, 131. “go p. it to the haste,” V, 2, 131 “and p. us to our answer,” Cymb. IV, 2, 161. “--s himself unto the shipman's toil,” Per. I, 3, 24. “p. me to present pain,” V, 1, 193. to p. to it == to try hard, to drive to straits: “he -- s transgression to't,” Meas. III, 2, 101. “nay, p. me to't,” All's II, 2, 50. “p. him to't, let him have his way,” III, 6, 1. “we are tougher than you can p. us to't,” Wint. I, 2, 16. “they have a leader that will p. you to it,” Cor. I, 1, 233. “p. them not to't,” II, 2, 145. “do not p. me to't, for I am nothing, if not critical,” Oth. II, 1, 119. “and will upon the instant p. thee to't,” III, 3, 471 (try thee? or require thy activity?). 2) to leave, to give up, to confide to: “and to him p. the manage of my state,” Tp. I, 2, 69. “p. it to fortuna della guerra,” LLL V, 2, 533. “I'll p. my fortunes to your service,” Wint. I, 2, 440. “and p. his cause and quarrel to the disposing of the cardinal,” John V, 7, 91. “p. we our quarrel to the will of heaven,” R2 I, 2, 6. “being p. to nurse,” H6B IV, 2, 150. “his minority is p. unto the trust of Richard Gloster,” R3 I, 3, 12. “p. thy fortune to the arbitrement of bloody strokes,” V, 3, 89. “I p. it to your care,” H8 I, 2, 102. “'tis p. to lottery,” Troil. II, 1, 140. “which else would p. you to your fortune and the hazard of much blood,” Cor. III, 2, 60. “I p. myself to thy direction,” Mcb. IV, 3, 122. “to be p. to the arbitrement of swords,” Cymb. I, 4, 52. 3) to apply, to employ: “gold that's p. to use,” Ven. 768. “thou usurer that --'st forth all to use,” Sonn. 134, 10. “what use to p. her to,” Err. III, 2, 97. Tw. III, 1, 56. “happy are they that hear their detractions and can p. them to mending,” Ado II, 3, 238. “I cannot p. him to a private soldier,” H4B III, 2, 177. 4) to impart: “--s fear to valour, courage to the coward,” Ven. 1158. “if their daughters be capable, I will p. it to them,” LLL IV, 2, 82. “who in spite p. stuff to some she beggar and compounded thee,” Tim. IV, 3, 272. p. strength enough to it (your sword) Lr. IV, 6, 235. “I do repent me that I p. it to you,” Oth. III, 3, 392. “--s to him all the learnings,” Cymb. I, 1, 43.
With upon, == to move, to incite to: “when his soaring insolence shall touch the people, which time shall not want, if he be p. upon it,” Cor. II, 1, 272. “'tis they have p. him on the old man's death,” Lr. II, 1, 101.
Joined with adverbs; a) to p. apart and to p. away == to send off, to remove: “to p. apart these your attendants,” Wint. II, 2, 14. “Henry p. apart, the next for me,” H6B III, 1, 383. “and twice desire that which with scorn she p. away,” Pilgr. 316. “two may keep counsel, --ing one away,” Rom. II, 4, 209. “p. away these dispositions,” Lr. I, 4, 241.
b) to p. back == to refuse, to say nay to, not to admit: “coming from thee, I could not p. him back,” Lucr. 843. “though she p. thee back,” Pilgr. 334. “petitioners for blood thou ne'er --'st back,” H6C V, 5, 80. “injury of chance -- s back leave-taking,” Troil. IV, 4, 36. “when my indisposition p. you back,” Tim. II, 2, 139.
c) to p. by == 1) to push aside: “he p. it by with the back of his hand,” Caes. I, 2, 221. Caes. I, 2, 221 Caes. I, 2, 221 2) to desist from, to abandon, to leave: these both (Lady Lucy and Bona) “p. by, a poor petitioner . . . made prize and purchase of his lustful eye,” R3 III, 7, 183. “p. by this barbarous brawl,” Oth. II, 3, 172.
d) to p. down == to overthrow, to confound, to repress, to abolish, to baffle: “I'll exhibit a bill in the parliament for the --ing down of men,” Wiv. II, 1, 30. the merriest (usury) “was p. down,” Meas. III, 2, 7. “till eating and drinking be p. down,” Meas. III, 2, 7 “you have p. him down,” Ado II, 1, 292 (with a quibble; cf. Shr. V, 2, 36 and Tw. I, 3, 88). “how the ladies and I have p. him down,” LLL IV, 1, 143. “my Kate does p. her down,” Shr. V, 2, 35. “when did I see thee p. so down?” Tw. I, 3, 86. “I saw him p. down with an ordinary fool,” I, 5, 90. “we'll p. thee down, 'gainst whom these arms we bear,” John II, 346. “to p. down Richard, that sweet lovely rose,” H4A I, 3, 175. “how a plain tale shall p. you down,” II, 4, 281. “--ing down kings and princes,” H6B IV, 2, 38. “until a power be raised to p. them down,” IV, 4, 40. “to p. me down and reign thyself,” H6C I, 1, 200. “to p. a tyrant down,” R3 V, 3, 255.
e) to p. forth == 1) to extend: “to p. forth my rightful hand in a well-hallowed cause,” H5 I, 2, 292. “p. forth thy hand,” H6B I, 2, 11. 2) to send out: “p. forth their sons to seek preferment out,” Gent. I, 3, 7. 3) to lay out: “--'st forth all to use,” Sonn. 134, 10. 4) to shoot out, to emit as a sprout: “peace -- s forth her olive everywhere,” H4B IV, 4, 87. “her hedges p. forth disordered twigs,” H5 V, 2, 44. “to-day he -- s forth the tender leaves of hopes,” H8 III, 2, 352. Wint. I, 2, 14.*
f) to p. in == a) to instate, to install in an office: “to blot out me and p. his own son in,” H6C II, 2, 92. b) to give in, to offer, to present: “I'll p. in bail,” All's V, 3, 286. p. in now, Titus, Tim. III, 4, 85 (i. e. your claim).
g) to p. off == 1) to lay aside, to dismiss, to discard: “I will p. off my hope,” Tp. III, 3, 7. “I cannot p. off my opinion so easily,” Wiv. II, 1, 243. when you p. off that (the court) “with such contempt,” All's II, 2, 6. “the clothiers have p. off the spinsters,” H8 I, 2, 32. “to p. me off,” II, 4, 21. 2) to turn away, to elude, to baffle: “finely p. off,” LLL IV, 1, 112. “there's a simple --ing off,” All's II, 2, 43. “you p. me off with limber vows,” Wint. I, 2, 47. “--s him off, slights him,” IV, 4, 200. “to p. off the shame,” Per. I, 1, 140. 3) to refuse: “your steward --s me off,” Tim. II, 2, 31. which (invitation) “my near occasions did urge me to p. off,” III, 6, 12. 4) to defer, to delay (by referring to): “--s it off to a compelled restraint,” All's II, 4, 44. “he hath p. me off to the succession of new days this month,” Tim. II, 2, 19.
h) to p. on == 1) to lay on (as a blow): “finely p. on,” LLL IV, 1, 115. LLL IV, 1, 115 2) to set to work: “the powers above p. on their instruments,” Mcb. IV, 3, 239. “we'll p. on those shall praise your excellence,” Hml. IV, 7, 132. “he was likely, had he been p. on, to have proved most royally,” V, 2, 408 (== had he become king). “one that in the authority of her merit did justly p. on the vcuch of very malice itself,” Oth. II, 1, 147. 3) to incite, to instigate, to cause by instigating: “awakens me with this unwonted --ing on,” Meas. IV, 2, 120. “you ne'er had done it, but by our --ing on,” Cor. II, 3, 260. “why he --s on this confusion,” Hml. III, 1, 2. “deaths p. on by cunning and forced cause,” V, 2, 394. “you protect this course and p. it on by your allowance,” Lr. I, 4, 227. “if this poor trash of Venice stand the --ing on,” Oth. II, 1, 313. “when devils will the blackest sins p. on,” II, 3, 357. “I never had lived to p. on this,” Cymb. V, 1, 9.
i) to p. out == 1) to extend, to show: “p. out all your hands,” Tim. IV, 2, 28. “p. out your wit,” Rom. IV, 5, 124. 2) to make to forget one's part, to embarrass, to puzzle: “presence majestical would p. him out,” LLL V, 2, 102. “I have p. you out,” Wint. IV, 4, 378. 3) to extinguish, to blind: Compl. 250. Gent. V, 2, 13. Ado V, 3, 24. John IV, 1, 56. John IV, 1, 56 Rom. V, 3, 2. Lr. IV, 2, 71. Oth. V, 2, 7. Oth. V, 2, 7
k) to p. over == to refer: “I p. you o'er to heaven and to my mother,” John I, 62.
l) to p. up, == 1) to hold up, to raise: “why Peace should not p. up her lovely visage,” H5 V, 2, 37. “why then do I p. up that womanly defence, to say I have done no harm?” Mcb. IV, 2, 78. 2) to hide in a place where a thing is kept when not used: p. thy sword up (in the scabbard) Tp. I, 2, 469. Tw. III, 4, 343. IV, 1, 42. John IV, 3, 79. John IV, 3, 79 H4B II, 4, 222. H5 II, 1, 46. H5 II, 1, 46 R3 I, 2, 197. Cor. V, 6, 136. Tit. II, 1, 53. Rom. I, 1, 72. III, 1, 87. IV, 5, 123. IV, 5, 123 p. up this (letter) LLL IV, 1, 109 (in the pocket). All's IV, 3, 243. Lr. I, 2, 28. “had not your man p. up the fowl so suddenly,” H6B II, 1, 45 (called it back from pursuit). “we may p. up our pipes,” Rom. IV, 5, 96. Oth. III, 1, 20. “p. up thy gold,” Tim. IV, 3, 107. Hence 3) == not to resent, to pocket: “be dishonoured openly and basely p. it up without revenge,” Tit. I, 433. “nor am I yet persuaded to p. up in peace what already I have foolishly suffered,” Oth. IV, 2, 181.
4) to propose: “I'll p. another question to thee,” Hml. V, 1, 43 (the clown's speech).
II. intr. 1) to go or come by water, to sail: “who p. unluckily into this bay,” Err. V, 125. “the bark --s from her native bay,” Merch. II, 6, 15. “to p. to sea,” Err. V, 21. Tw. II, 4, 78. Wint. IV, 4, 509. “to p. forth,” Meas. I, 2, 14. Err. III, 2, 155. IV, 3, 35. H4B I, 1, 186. H4B I, 1, 186. Per. II Prol. 27. Ant. IV, 10, 7. “p. in,” Oth. II, 1, 25. Oth. II, 1, 25 “p. off,” Ant. II, 7, 78. Per. V, 1, 3. “p. out,” Tp. V, 225. Err. III, 2, 190.
2) with forth, == to shoot out, to bud: “before one leaf p. forth,” Ven. 416. “to make us say: this is p. forth too truly,” Wint. I, 2, 14. “his negligence, his folly, fear . . . sometimes --s forth,” Wint. I, 2, 14 “hewing Rutland when his leaves p. forth,” H6C II, 6, 40. “your valour --s well forth,” Cor. I, 1, 255.
3) with in, == to intercede: “a wise burgher p. in for them,” Meas. I, 2, 103.
4) with to, == to go to it: “as any flax-wench that -- s to before her troth-plight,” Wint. I, 2, 277.
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