put at

ˈput at [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they put at he/she/it puts at present participle putting at past tense put at past participle put at] phrasal verb
to calculate the cost, amount, size etc of something

The cost of repairing the damage was put at £100,000.

Thesaurus: to calculate or countsynonym types of mathematicshyponym
Main entry: put

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put at [phrasal verb]
put (something) at (something) : to guess or estimate (something) to be (something)

The coroner put his time of death at 7:00. [=the coroner estimated that the time of his death was 7:00]

Recent estimates put the number of unreported cases at 2,000 each year.

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Main Entry:put

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