One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
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 reserveView synonyms
- 1.1 Remove land from agricultural production.‘with 15% of land set aside, cereal production will fall’as adjective ‘using his set-aside acreage to work clover into his rotation’
- 1.1 Remove land from agricultural production.
2Annul a legal decision or process.overrule, overturn, reverse, revoke, countermand, rule against, nullify, render null and void, annul, cancel, quash, dismiss, reject, repudiate, abrogate, remitView synonyms
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