English dictionary



Hint: Click 'Bookmark' to add this page to your favorites.

English verb: set down

1. set down (communication) put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc.


Synonymsget down, put down, write down


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)write


Narrower (hyponym)dash down, dash off, notate, note, take down, transcribe

2. set down (motion) reach or come to rest


SamplesThe bird landed on the highest branch.
The plane landed in Istanbul.


ExamplesThe airplane is sure to set down


Synonymsland


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)arrive, come, get


Narrower (hyponym)alight, beach, belly-land, crash land, debark, disembark, force-land, light, perch, port, set down, touch down, undershoot

3. set down (contact) put or settle into a position


SamplesThe hotel was set down at the bottom of the valley.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)lay, place, pose, position, put, set

4. set down (contact) cause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place


SamplesSet down your bags here.


Synonymsplace down, put down


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)lay, place, pose, position, put, set


Narrower (hyponym)flump, plank, plonk, plop, plump, plump down, plunk, plunk down

5. set down (motion) go ashore


SamplesThe passengers disembarked at Southampton.


Synonymsdebark, disembark


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)land, set down


Antonymsembark, ship

6. set down (contact) leave or unload


SamplesUnload the cargo.
Drop off the passengers at the hotel.


Synonymsdischarge, drop, drop off, put down, unload


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)deliver


Narrower (hyponym)air-drop, wharf









Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2017 onlineordbog.dk