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- v. To select (something or someone) for a specific purpose.
- v. To distinguish, make obvious the distinction between (two things) or of (something).
- v. Used other than as an idiom: to separate or isolate.
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- v. set apart from others
- v. select something or someone for a specific purpose
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Nor must we set apart from assimilation that accretion which is commonly distinguished from alimentation; as when clay between stones concretes and turns into a stony substance, or the scaly substance on the teeth turns into a substance as hard as the teeth themselves, and so on.
In accordance with the privilege granted to the Society of Jesus, the provincial of a religious order is authorized to approve of oratories set apart for the celebration of Mass in the convents of his order; these oratories may receive the blessing usually given to public oratories, and may not be permanently diverted from their sacred uses except for good reason and with the approval of the provincial.
Sacred objects (res sacrœ) are immediately connected with Divine worship, and are set apart from all other things by an act of worship or consecration as things consecrated (res consecratœ), and by benediction as things blessed
Bequests to churches of service books, such as that to the church of St. Mary, Castle-gate, York (1394), were numerous; they may be set apart with bequests of vestments, plate, and money.
This "advowson" (advocatio), or right to present to the benefice, is in origin an ownership of the soil upon which the church stands and an ownership of the land or goods set apart for the sustenance of the priest who serves it.
This new force was renamed the Battle Cruiser Fleet; Lion, once repaired, was set apart as its flagship.
As always, Bellagio sparkled in the last sunlight, as if it were proud of itself, set apart there on the triangular spit of land that separated Comos two spindly legs.
In Cistercian monasteries certain monks were so favoured, although they were not allowed to use their studies during the time the monks were supposed to be in the cloister. 4.2 At Oxford, after mid-fourteenth century, every student friar had set apart for him a place fitted with a combined desk and bookcase, or studium, of the kind commonly depicted in medieval illuminations.
The strident setting of the restaurant, in which their table seemed set apart in a special glare of publicity, and the presence at it of little Dabham of the “Riviera Notes,” emphasized the ideals of a world where conspicuousness passed for distinction, and the society column had become the roll of fame.
By the treaty of 22d February, 1855, with three bands of the Chippewa Indians, an appropriation of $5000 was set apart for the construction of a road from the mouth of Rum river to Mille Lac.