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http://www.shanghaidaily.com/metro/public-services/More-security-measures-put-in-place-at-Shanghais-2-airports-over-terrorism-fears/shdaily.shtml

More security measures put in place at Shanghai's 2 airports over terrorism fears

What is the meaning of "put in place" in the above context. What can be used instead of "put in place" there.

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More security measures put in place at Shanghai's 2 airports over terrorism fears

Here 'put in place' might mean 'to bring into effective action'. Thus, Deployed could be a possible substitute for the phrase.

You could also use were implemented to substitute the phrase, as in

More security measures were implemented at Shanghai's 2 airports over terrorism fears

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Put in place means to place something, and in this case to place more security at the two airports. for more help, refer to this link for synonyms(similar words and phrases) and antonyms (words or phrases which mean the opposite.).thesaurus.com- put in place synonyms

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