See also: setaside and set-aside




set aside (third-person singular simple present sets aside, present participle setting aside, simple past and past participle set aside)

  1. (transitive, idiomatic) To separate and reserve something for a specific purpose.
    Plan to set aside three or four hours to see the museum.
  2. (transitive, idiomatic) To leave out of account; to omit or neglect.
    • Tillotson
      Setting aside all other considerations, I will endeavour to know the truth, and yield to that.
  3. (transitive, idiomatic) To disagree with something and reject or overturn it.
  4. (transitive, idiomatic) To declare something invalid or null and void.



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