put under

verb
administer an anesthetic drug to
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The patient must be anesthetized before the operation

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anesthetize the gum before extracting the teeth

Ant: ↑bring to (for: ↑anesthetize)
Derivationally related forms: ↑anaesthetic (for: ↑anaesthetise), ↑anesthetic (for: ↑anesthetise), ↑anaesthetic (for: ↑anaesthetize), ↑anesthetic (for: ↑anesthetize)
Hypernyms: ↑drug, ↑dose
Hyponyms:
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Somebody ——s somebody

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Something ——s somebody

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ˌput ˈunder [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they put under he/she/it puts under present participle putting under past tense put under past participle put under] phrasal verb
to make someone unconscious before a medical operation by giving them a drug
Thesaurus: to perform a medical test, treatment or operationhyponym
Main entry: put

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