set by
transitive verb Date: circa 1601 to set apart for future use

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • set by — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To reserve for the future: keep, lay aside, lay away, lay by, lay in, lay up, put by, salt away, save (up). See KEEP, SAVE …   English dictionary for students

  • set by — save for the future, set aside, allocate …   English contemporary dictionary

  • set by — Reject, dismiss, put aside …   New dictionary of synonyms

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  • set by the ears — set one person against another, cause a dispute between two people …   English contemporary dictionary

  • set by the compass — determine one s position by using a compass …   English contemporary dictionary

  • To set by — Set Set (s[e^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Set}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Setting}.] [OE. setten, AS. setton; akin to OS. settian, OFries. setta, D. zetten, OHG. sezzen, G. setzen, Icel. setja, Sw. s[ a]tta, Dan. s?tte, Goth. satjan; causative from the root… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To set by the compass — Set Set (s[e^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Set}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Setting}.] [OE. setten, AS. setton; akin to OS. settian, OFries. setta, D. zetten, OHG. sezzen, G. setzen, Icel. setja, Sw. s[ a]tta, Dan. s?tte, Goth. satjan; causative from the root… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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