put verb

ADV. cleverly, well I thought you put your points very well. | badly | tactfully | bluntly, crudely | simply, succinctly Put simply, we accept their offer or go bankrupt. | mildly (ironic) I was, to put it mildly, annoyed (= I was extremely angry).

PHRASES to put it another way He was too trusting?or, to put it another way, he had no head for business.