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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


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

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