set down

  1. go ashore
    The passengers disembarked at Southampton
  2. cause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place
    set down your bags here
  3. reach or come to rest
    The plane landed in Istanbul
    The bird landed on the highest branch
  4. put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc.
  5. remove (cargo, people, etc.) from and leave
    drop off the passengers at the hotel
    unload the cargo
  6. put or settle into a position
    The hotel was set down at the bottom of the valley
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How To Use set down In A Sentence

  • Dormant until today, the Olympic tennis stadium suddenly erupted when the Greek heroine came from a set down to gain momentum in the second session.
  • Listening in on the tap, a man laughed, putting his head set down.
  • For matter of Religion it would require a particular volume, if I should set downe how irreligiously they couer their greedy and ambicious pretenses, with that veile of pietie. The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation
  • The verb 'to lay' means to set down. Times, Sunday Times
  • Biscay, or off the storm-lashed rocks of Finisterre, we set down the author in question as a gross impostor, and had a mind to quarrel with him for leading us into this cruel error. Notes of a Journey From Cornhill to Grand Cairo
  • These things being premised, I shall now set down and make public that proposal which heretofore I have tendered, as a means to give some light into a way for the profitable and comfortable practice of church government; drawing out of general notions what is practically applicable, so circumstantiated as of necessity it must be. The Sermons of John Owen
  • Meseems it is in its way a style of tachygraphy or short-hand such as I use to set down these pages. A different flesh
  • Finally the fugu is set down in front of us to hushed anticipation.
  • Canada which is described in that Mappe is not marked as it is in my booke, which is agreeable to the booke of Iaques Cartier: and that the sayd Chart doth not marke or set downe The great Lake, which is aboue the The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation. Vol. XIII. America. Part II.
  • They have their MTM, their minor tooth movement system that is a series of players and set down materials for the ortho's lab, back office lab to make very small adjustments to retainer type single aligner products. Healthcare Sector and Stocks Analysis from Seeking Alpha
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