1. When you move something to a higher level, you put it up.
2. When you attach something, such as a picture or a sign, to a wall, you put it up.
3. When you build or install something, such as a building, shelf, fence, or wall, you put it up.
4. When you erect or assemble something that is collapsed, folded, or in several pieces, you put it up.
5. When you contribute money to pay for or help pay for something, you put up the money.