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Meaning of SET APART

Pronunciation:  set u'pârt

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  being or feeling set or kept apart from others; "she felt detached from the group"; "could not remain the isolated figure he had been"- Sherwood Anderson; "thought of herself as alone and separated from the others"; "had a set-apart feeling"
  2. [v]  set apart from others; "The dentist sequesters the tooth he is working on"
  3. [v]  select something or someone for a specific purpose; "The teacher assigned him to lead his classmates in the exercise"
 
 Synonyms: assign, detached, isolate, isolated, keep apart, separate, separated, sequester, sequestrate, specify
 
 See Also: choose, dedicate, detail, disunite, divide, part, pick out, select, separate, take

 

 

 

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