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Puting vs. Putting — What's the Difference?

By Tayyaba Rehman — Updated on September 5, 2023
"Puting" is a misspelling. The correct form is "Putting," which refers to the action of placing or the act of making a golf ball move toward the hole.
Puting vs. Putting

Difference Between Puting and Putting

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Which is correct: Puting or Putting

How to spell Putting?

Puting

Incorrect Spelling

Putting

Correct Spelling

Key Differences

Think of "putt" in golf, which clearly has two 't's.
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Remember "put" becomes "putting" by just adding -ing.
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Associate "putting" with "setting," both end with "ting."
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“Put in” effort to remember the double 't' in "putting."
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Recollect “putting on” a jacket, where the emphasis is on putting.
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Compare with Definitions

Puting

Puting is an incorrect spelling of Putting.
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Putting

Introducing into a particular state or condition.
He's putting himself at risk.
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Putting

Moving to a specific direction or position.
She's putting her hair up.
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Putting

The action of placing something somewhere.
She is putting her books on the shelf.
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Putting

To place in a specified location; set
She put the books on the table.
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Putting

To cause to be in a specified condition
His gracious manners put me at ease.
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Putting

To cause (one) to undergo something; subject
The interrogators put the prisoner to torture.
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Putting

To assign; attribute
They put a false interpretation on events.
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Putting

To estimate
We put the time at five o'clock.
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Putting

To impose or levy
The governor has put a tax on cigarettes.
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Putting

(Games) To wager (a stake); bet
Put $50 on a horse.
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Putting

(Sports) To hurl with an overhand pushing motion
Put the shot.
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Putting

To bring up for consideration or judgment
Put a question to the judge.
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Putting

To express; state
I put my objections bluntly.
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Putting

To render in a specified language or literary form
Put prose into verse.
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Putting

To adapt
The lyrics had been put to music.
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Putting

To urge or force to an action
A mob that put the thief to flight.
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Putting

To apply
We must put our minds to it.
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Putting

To force the purchase of (a stock or commodity) by exercising a put option.
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Putting

(Nautical) To proceed
The ship put into the harbor.
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Putting

To hit (a golf ball) with a light stroke on the green.
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Putting

To putt a golf ball.
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Putting

(Sports) An act of putting the shot.
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Putting

An option to sell a stipulated amount of stock or securities within a specified time and at a fixed price.
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Putting

A light golf stroke made on the putting green in an effort to place the ball into the hole.
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Putting

Fixed; stationary
Stay put.
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Putting

Present participle of put
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Putting

(golf) putt
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Putting

(obsolete) Instigation or incitement; enticement.
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Putting

The action or result of the verb put.
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Putting

(golf) The action of the verb to putt.
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Putting

(golf) A variety of golf in which balls are tapped into holes over short distances using a putter.
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Putting

The throwing of a heavy stone, shot, etc., with the hand raised or extended from the shoulder; - originally, a Scottish game.
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Putting

Hitting a golf ball on the putting surface with a putter;
His putting let him down today
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Putting

The act of hitting a golf ball on the green using a putter.
His putting skills won him the game.
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Putting

Making an effort towards something.
He's putting a lot into the project.
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Common Curiosities

What is the verb form of Putting?

"Putting" is the present continuous tense of the verb "put."
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What is the root word of Putting?

The root word is "put."
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Which vowel is used before Putting?

It depends on context. Vowels like "a" or "e" can be used as in "a putting challenge" or "she is putting."
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What is the pronunciation of Putting?

/ˈpʊt.ɪŋ/.
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Why is it called Putting?

It comes from the verb "put," meaning to place or set, and "-ing" indicating an ongoing action.
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What is the singular form of Putting?

"Putting" doesn't have a singular or plural form, but its base form is "put."
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Which preposition is used with Putting?

Prepositions like "on," "in," "into," and "at" can be used, depending on context.
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Which conjunction is used with Putting?

Any conjunction can be used depending on the sentence structure.
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Is Putting an adverb?

No.
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Is Putting a negative or positive word?

Neutral.
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Is Putting an abstract noun?

No.
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Is the word Putting imperative?

It can be, as in "Keep putting effort into it."
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What is the first form of Putting?

Put.
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What is the second form of Putting?

Put (the verb "put" remains unchanged in past form).
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What is the plural form of Putting?

"Putting" remains unchanged.
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Which article is used with Putting?

"The" or "a" can be used, based on context.
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Is Putting a vowel or consonant?

"Putting" is a word composed of both vowels and consonants.
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How many syllables are in Putting?

Two.
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Is the Putting term a metaphor?

No, but it can be used metaphorically, e.g., "putting effort into something."
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What is a stressed syllable in Putting?

The first syllable, "Put."
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What part of speech is Putting?

Verb (or noun in golf).
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What is the opposite of Putting?

Removing or taking.
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Which determiner is used with Putting?

Determiners such as "the," "my," or "this" can be used.
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What is the third form of Putting?

Put.
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How is Putting used in a sentence?

"She is putting her toys away in the box."
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Is Putting a countable noun?

Not typically.
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Is Putting a collective noun?

No.
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How do we divide Putting into syllables?

Put-ting.
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What is another term for Putting?

Placing.
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Is Putting a noun or adjective?

It is primarily a verb, but can be a noun, especially in golf.
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