set aside

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Synonyms for set aside

give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause

make inoperative or stop


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Blessings on the honest old fellow who set aside this good liquor for you and me
I was beginning to be rather vain of my knowledge, for I spent my birthday guineas on it, and set aside the greater part of my pocket-money for similar investment; though I have no doubt, now, that the little I knew was extremely dear at the price.
If I tell you one thing, you will be so amiable as to set aside all impediments.
There he leaped upon a waiting thoat and followed by two warriors in the metal of Gathol, he dashed through the avenues of Helium toward the palace that had been set aside for his entertainment.
Proceed again, then; and let us set aside this class of arguments in order to come to direct observations.
I was prepared for him again to set aside my question, and was surprised at the readiness of his reply.
But Gray could never forget that he had seemed to be, for a time, so close to the golden prize; and seven years after he had been set aside by the Western Union agreement, he reappeared with claims that had grown larger and more definite.
It was carried home, and, by reason that the staircase was very narrow, it was put down in the parlour--the little working-bench being set aside to make room for it--and there, in the midst of the dolls with no speculation in their eyes, lay Mr Dolls with no speculation in his.
But the obstacle thus set aside only opened the way to a new difficulty -- the difficulty of keeping her veil down while she was speaking to other persons, without any obvious reason for doing so.
Whenever I make an inconvenient remark it is always set aside as an expression of certain dangerous crazes with which I am supposed to be afflicted.
In the days of good King Harry the Second of England--he of the warring sons--there were certain forests in the north country set aside for the King's hunting, and no man might shoot deer therein under penalty of death.
Listen to me," said Antinous, "there are some goats' paunches down at the fire, which we have filled with blood and fat, and set aside for supper; he who is victorious and proves himself to be the better man shall have his pick of the lot; he shall be free of our table and we will not allow any other beggar about the house at all.
We have set aside the nation, which prefers singing merry songs to psalms, and the army, which we will not fight: but the parliament remains, and that seldom sings.
My groom and my page sleep out of the house, and may be set aside altogether.
It seemed that during the hours set aside for sleep only one man was on duty at a time.