set aside

  1. annul (a legal decision)
    the court set aside the conviction
  2. make inoperative or stop
    suspend payments on the loan
  3. give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause
    I will earmark this money for your research
    She sets aside time for meditation every day
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How To Use set aside In A Sentence

  • In the early days after the birth, it can be useful to set aside some time to rest when the baby sleeps.
  • Season chickens and sear until brown on all sides, remove from pot and set aside.
  • Cover the bottom of each ramekin with some reserved caramel and set aside in the refrigerator until set, about two minutes.
  • The judge set aside the verdict of the lower court.
  • Wrap in a tea towel to stop it drying out and set aside. Times, Sunday Times
  • Set aside 1tbsp chopped coriander for the salad. Times, Sunday Times
  • For the dashi, in a medium bowl, combine the konbu and water and set aside to soak for one hour.
  • In her decision, Judge Coral Shaw found that the employer's investigation was flawed and the report was invalid and should be set aside.
  • Blend together the arrowroot and one tablespoon of the orange juice and set aside.
  • Cut chicken lengthwise into 1/2-inch thick strips and set aside.
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