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"

Exact synonyms: Allow, Appropriate, Earmark, Reserve
Generic synonyms: Allot, Assign, Portion
Derivative terms: Allowance, Appropriable, Earmark, Reserve

2. Verb. Make inoperative or stop. "Suspend payments on the loan"
Exact synonyms: Suspend
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Set Aside

set-top box
set-top boxes
set (psychology)
set a spell
set ablaze
set about
set afire
set aflame
set ahead
set apart
set ashore
set aside (current term)
set back
set chisel
set decoration
set down
set fire
set foot
set for life
set forth
set free
set gun
set in
set in motion
set in one's ways
set in stone

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 ..."

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