Definition of set something aside in English:

set something aside

phrasal verb

  • 1Save or keep something, typically money or time, for a particular purpose.

    ‘the bank expected to set aside about $700 million for restructuring’
    save, put by, put aside, put away, lay aside, lay by, put to one side, keep, reserve, keep in reserve
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    1. 1.1 Remove land from agricultural production.
      ‘with 15 per cent of land set aside, cereal production will fall’
  • 2Annul a legal decision or process.

    ‘he applied by summons to set aside the fourth party notice served on them’
    overrule, overturn, reverse, revoke, countermand, rule against, nullify, render null and void, annul, cancel, quash, dismiss, reject, repudiate, abrogate, remit
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