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English verb: set aside

1. set aside (cognition) give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause

SamplesI will earmark this money for your research.
She sets aside time for meditation every day.

Synonymsallow, appropriate, earmark, reserve

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

Broader (hypernym)allot, assign, portion

2. set aside (change) make inoperative or stop

SamplesSuspend payments on the loan.


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

Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify

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