put on (4)
Meaning: If you put on weight, or put on pounds or kilos, you become heavier.Synonym: gain
- put on sth Oh no! I've put on 5 kilos in the last month.
- put sth on If you exercise less, but keep eating the same amount of food, you'll probably put some weight on.
I've put my dog on a diet because she was putting on too much