1set something aside, set aside somethingSave or keep something, typically money or time, for a particular purpose.
save, put by, put aside, put away, lay aside, lay by, put to one side, keep, reserve, keep in reserve
- ‘the bank expected to set aside about $700 million for restructuring’
- 1.1Remove land from agricultural production.
- ‘with 15 per cent of land set aside, cereal production will fall’
2set something aside, set aside somethingDeclare a legal decision or process to be invalid.
overrule, overturn, reverse, revoke, countermand, rule against, nullify, render null and void, annul, cancel, quash, dismiss, reject, repudiate, abrogate, remit
- ‘he applied by summons to set aside the notice served on them’
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