“Put” has several meanings.
- To place in a specified location; set:
She put the books on the table.
- To cause to be in a specified condition:
His gracious manners put me at ease.
- To cause (one) to undergo something; subject:
The interrogators put the prisoner to torture.
I put my book on the desk.
“Put” in the sentence above has meaning 1 (To place in a specified location).
Does “put” have several meanings alone but have only one meaning if it’s used in context?