1. to put or place
- putim de (put day) to assign a day
- putim ia listen closely
- putim klos get dressed
- putim kot (put court) to bring suit against (someone)
- putim nabaut (put about) to scatter
- Putim han i go antap long het bilong yu.
Put your hands on your head.
2. to appoint (also makim)
- Ol i putim yu kapten.
They appointed you captain.