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Definition 1: make inoperative or stop - [verb of change]

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

  • suspend payments on the loan

Synonyms for set aside in the sense of this definition

(set aside is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

Definition 2: give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause - [verb of cognition]

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

  • I will earmark this money for your research
  • She sets aside time for meditation every day

Synonyms for set aside in the sense of this definition

(set aside is a kind of ...) give out

"We were assigned new uniforms"

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

  • the court set aside the conviction

(set aside is a kind of ...) declare invalid

"The contract was annulled" "void a plea"

(set aside belongs to category ...) the learned profession that is mastered by graduate study in a law school and that is responsible for the judicial system

"he studied law at Yale"

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