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  • set apart — index allocate, characterize, choose, dedicate, demarcate, designate, devote, different, disconnected …   Law dictionary

  • set apart — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms set apart : present tense I/you/we/they set apart he/she/it sets apart present participle setting apart past tense set apart past participle set apart 1) set someone/something apart to make someone or… …   English dictionary

  • 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 apart — PHRASAL VERB If a characteristic sets you apart from other people, it makes you different from the others in a noticeable way. [V n P from n] What sets it apart from hundreds of similar small French towns is the huge factory... [V n P] Li blends… …   English dictionary

  • set apart — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. isolate, segregate, make separate, make distinct, set off; see also distinguish 1 , separate 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To make noticeable or different: characterize, differentiate, discriminate, distinguish,… …   English dictionary for students

  • 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

  • different — I adjective alien, alius, altered, antagonistic, antithetic, atypical, changed, clashing, contradictory, contradistinct, contradistinctive, contrary, contrasting contrastive, deviating, diametric, discordant, discrepans, discrepant, disparate,… …   Law dictionary

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