Swedish astronomer who devised the centigrade thermometer (1701-1744)
away from a more central or a more northerly place; "was sent down to work at the regional office"; "worked down on the farm"; "came down for the wedding"; "flew down to Florida"
paid in cash at time of purchase; "put ten dollars down on the necklace"
in an inactive or inoperative state; "the factory went down during the strike"; "the computer went down again"
to a lower intensity; "he slowly phased down the light until the stage was completely black"
from an earlier time; "the story was passed down from father to son"
(American football) a complete play to advance the football; "you have four downs to gain ten yards"
filled with melancholy and despondency ; "gloomy at the thought of what he had to face"; "gloomy predictions"; "a gloomy silence"; "took a grim view of the economy"; "the darkening mood"; "lonely and blue in a strange city"; "depressed by the loss of his job"; "a dispirited and resigned expression on her face"; "
get involved, so as to alter or hinder an action, or through force or threat of force; "Why did the U.S. not intervene earlier in WW II?"
come between so as to be hindrance or obstacle; "Your talking interferes with my work!"
estimate; "We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M."
arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events; "arrange my schedule"; "set up one's life"; "I put these memories with those of bygone times"
formulate in a particular style or language;
attribute or give; "She put too much emphasis on her the last statement"; "He put all his efforts into this job"; "The teacher put an interesting twist to the interpretation of the story"
cause to be in a certain state; cause to be in a certain relation; "That song put me in awful good humor"; "put your ideas in writing"
the option to sell a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date
put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point"