put back

World English Dictionary
put back
 
vb
1.  to return to its former place
2.  to move to a later time or date: the wedding was put back a fortnight
3.  to delay or impede the progress of: the strike put back production severely

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put back

verb
1. put something back where it belongs; "replace the book on the shelf after you have finished reading it"; "please put the clean dishes back in the cabinet when you have washed them" [syn: replace
2. cost a certain amount; "My daughter's wedding set me back $20,000" [syn: set back
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