1 put (something) back or put back (something)
: to return (something) to the place where it belongs
Remember to put the vacuum cleaner back in the closet after you've used it.
The books had been put back neatly on the shelf.
2 British : to change (a planned event) to start at a later date or time
They put back [=pushed back, postponed] the game until next week.
The meeting has been put back from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.