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SET APART

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does set apart mean? 

SET APART (verb)
  The verb SET APART has 2 senses:

1. select something or someone for a specific purpose
2. set apart from others

  Familiarity information: SET APART used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SET APART (verb)


Sense 1set apart [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Select something or someone for a specific purpose

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting

Synonyms:

set apart; assign; specify

Context example:

The teacher assigned him to lead his classmates in the exercise

Hypernyms (to "set apart" is one way to...):

choose; pick out; select; take (pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "set apart"):

dedicate (set apart to sacred uses with solemn rites, of a church)

detail (assign to a specific task)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s somebody PP
Somebody ----s something PP


Sense 2set apart [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Set apart from others

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

keep apart; sequestrate; set apart; isolate; sequester

Context example:

The dentist sequesters the tooth he is working on

Hypernyms (to "set apart" is one way to...):

disunite; divide; part; separate (force, take, or pull apart)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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