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English verb: set apart

1. set apart (cognition) select something or someone for a specific purpose


SamplesThe teacher assigned him to lead his classmates in the exercise.


Synonymsassign, specify


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


Broader (hypernym)choose, pick out, select, take


Narrower (hyponym)dedicate, detail

2. set apart (change) set apart from others


SamplesThe dentist sequesters the tooth he is working on.


Synonymsisolate, keep apart, sequester, sequestrate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)disunite, divide, part, separate









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