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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.


Synonymssuspend


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


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify









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