- put together
- verbcreate by putting components or members together (Freq. 4)-
She pieced a quilt-
He tacked together some verses-
They set up a committee• Hyponyms:↑confect, ↑confection, ↑comfit, ↑jumble, ↑confuse, ↑mix up, ↑reassemble, ↑configure, ↑compound, ↑rig up• Verb Frames:-
Somebody ——s something-
Something ——s somebody-
Something ——s something
* * *put together [phrasal verb]
Help me put together a list of what we need at the store.
Her outfit was very well put together. [=the parts looked good together]1 b— used to say that someone or something is greater than the total of all the other people or things mentioned
You're smarter than all of those other guys put together.
The lack of rain put together with [=along with, combined with] the heat ruined many of the region's crops.• • •Main Entry: ↑put
* * *put toˈgether idiomused when comparing or contrasting sb/sth with a group of other people or things to mean ‘combined’ or ‘in total’
Your department spent more last year than all the others put together.Main entry: ↑putidiom
Useful english dictionary. 2012.