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  • set apart — verb 1. select something or someone for a specific purpose (Freq. 1) The teacher assigned him to lead his classmates in the exercise • Syn: ↑assign, ↑specify • Derivationally related forms: ↑specification (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • set apart from someone — set (someone/something) apart (from (someone/something)) to show someone or something to be different or special. Those selected as leaders of the future have qualities that set them apart. He s the one in the big white hat and bow tie, which… …   New idioms dictionary

  • set apart — set (someone/something) apart (from (someone/something)) to show someone or something to be different or special. Those selected as leaders of the future have qualities that set them apart. He s the one in the big white hat and bow tie, which… …   New idioms dictionary

  • set off — I (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To contrast] Syn. set apart, be different, appear different, be the opposite; see contrast 1 , offset . 2. [To explode] Syn. touch off, set the spark to, detonate; see explode 1 . 3. [To begin] Syn. start out, set forth, set …   English dictionary for students

  • set — /set/, v., set, setting, n., adj., interj. v.t. 1. to put (something or someone) in a particular place: to set a vase on a table. 2. to place in a particular position or posture: Set the baby on his feet. 3. to place in some relation to something …   Universalium

  • set — set1 [ set ] (past tense and past participle set) verb *** ▸ 1 put someone/something somewhere ▸ 2 make something happen ▸ 3 make equipment ready ▸ 4 decide time/place/value ▸ 5 establish way to do something ▸ 6 do something that influences ▸ 7… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • apart — a|part W1S3 [əˈpa:t US a:rt] adv, adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(not close/touching)¦ 2¦(in different pieces)¦ 3¦(separate)¦ 4¦(not at same time)¦ 5¦(people)¦ 6 fall apart 7 be torn apart 8 be worlds/poles apart 9 grow/drift apart …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • set — set1 W1S1 [set] v past tense and past participle set present participle setting ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(put)¦ 2¦(put into surface)¦ 3¦(story)¦ 4¦(consider)¦ 5¦(establish something)¦ 6¦(start something happening)¦ 7¦(decide something)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • apart — a|part [ ə part ] function word *** Apart can be used in the following ways: as an adverb: We had to take the engine apart. after the verb to be : I m never happy when we re apart. as an adjective (only after a noun): Madagascar is a world apart …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • set — 1 /set/ verb past tense and past participle set PUT DOWN 1 PUT (transitive always + adv/prep) to carefully put something down somewhere, especially something that is difficult to carry: set sth down/on etc: She set the tray down on a table next… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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