Definition of set aside
to set aside (third-person singular simple present sets aside, present participle setting aside, simple past and past participle set aside)
- (transitive, idiomatic) To separate and reserve something for a specific purpose.
Plan to set aside three or four hours to see the museum.
- (transitive, idiomatic) To disagree with something and reject or overturn it.
- (transitive, idiomatic) To declare something invalid or null and void.
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