Definition of Set aside
1. Verb. Give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause. "She sets aside time for meditation every day"
Generic synonyms: Allot, Assign, Portion
Derivative terms: Allowance, Appropriable, Earmark, Reserve
2. Verb. Make inoperative or stop. "Suspend payments on the loan"
Definition of Set aside
1. Verb. (transitive idiomatic) To separate and reserve something for a specific purpose. ¹
2. Verb. (transitive idiomatic) To disagree with something and reject or overturn it. ¹
3. Verb. (transitive idiomatic) To declare something invalid or null and void. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Set aside
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"The bill of complaint was filed *in ["749 the first case against the defendant, Chamberlain, to set aside a lease executed to him by the La Crosse ..."
2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"... that the Governor of the state is hereby authorized and fully empowered to assign and set aside not exceeding five years of the rental arising from the ..."
3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"On such a bill filed by a defendant to set aside the decree, he Is bound by ... Bsli to have the decree set aside on th* ground of laches, on the part of ..."
4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Courts of Exchequer and by Great Britain Court of Exchequer, Great Britain Court of Exchequer Chamber, Robert Philip Tyrwhitt (1832)
"a rule to shew cause why interlocutory judg* t should not be set aside on payment of ... 225. he Court will not set aside a judgment entered up cognovit, ..."
5. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1844)
"PURCHASE by trustees of the trust property set aside; not being within the exception to the rule: viz. full information to the Cestui que trust; ..."
6. The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott (1900)
"In battle-day,' the king replied, ' Nice tourney rules are set aside. — Still must the rebel dare our wrath ? Set on him — Sweep him from our ..."
7. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"This last he believes arises always from germ-plasm, that substance being set aside at the earliest stages of development and finally deposited in the ..."