Word Focus

focusing on words and literature





Definitions and Synonyms of set apart | Another word for set apart | What is set apart?

Definition 1: set apart from others - [verb of change]

Samples where set apart or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The dentist sequesters the tooth he is working on

Synonyms for set apart in the sense of this definition

(set apart is a kind of ...) force, take, or pull apart

"He separated the fighting children" "Moses parted the Red Sea"

Definition 2: select something or someone for a specific purpose - [verb of cognition]

Samples where set apart or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The teacher assigned him to lead his classmates in the exercise

Synonyms for set apart in the sense of this definition

(set apart is a kind of ...) pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives

"Take any one of these cards" "Choose a good husband for your daughter" "She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her"

(... is a kind of set apart ) set apart to sacred uses with solemn rites, of a church

(... is a kind of set apart ) assign to a specific task

"The ambulances were detailed to the fire station"

More words

Another word for set ahead

Another word for set aflame

Another word for set afire

Another word for set about

Another word for set ablaze

Another word for set ashore

Another word for set aside

Another word for set back

Another word for set chisel

Another word for set decoration


Other word for set decoration

set decoration meaning and synonyms

How to pronounce set decoration