from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive, idiomatic To separate and reserve something for a specific purpose.
  • verb transitive, idiomatic To disagree with something and reject or overturn it.
  • verb transitive, idiomatic To declare something invalid or null and void.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause
  • verb make inoperative or stop


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Help support Wordnik (and make this page ad-free) by adopting the word set aside.


    Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.