lay+aside

  • 1lay aside — I verb abandon, continue, defer, delay, discard, disclaim, discount, dismiss, disregard, drop, exclude, forestall, forgo, hold, hold up, ignore, isolate, keep, lay by, lay in a stock, pass over, pick out, postpone, preserve, pretermit, put aside …

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  • 2lay aside — (something) to ignore something or decide that it is not important. Our neighbors laid aside their personal safety to help us save our animals from the fire. Related vocabulary: set aside something …

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  • 3lay aside — verb accumulate money for future use He saves half his salary • Syn: ↑save, ↑save up • Derivationally related forms: ↑savings (for: ↑save) • Hypo …

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  • 4lay aside — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms lay aside : present tense I/you/we/they lay aside he/she/it lays aside present participle laying aside past tense laid aside past participle laid aside 1) lay aside or lay by to keep or save something,… …

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  • 5lay aside — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you lay something aside, you put it down, usually because you have finished using it or want to save it to use later. [V n P] He finished the tea and laid the cup aside... [V P n (not pron)] This allowed Ms. Kelley to lay aside …

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  • 6lay aside — {v. phr.} 1. To put off until another time; interrupt an activity. * /The president laid aside politics to turn to foreign affairs./ 2. To save. * /They tried to lay aside a little money each week for their vacation./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 7lay aside — {v. phr.} 1. To put off until another time; interrupt an activity. * /The president laid aside politics to turn to foreign affairs./ 2. To save. * /They tried to lay aside a little money each week for their vacation./ …

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  • 8lay\ aside — v. phr. 1. To put off until another time; interrupt an activity. The president laid aside politics to turn to foreign affairs. 2. To save. They tried to lay aside a little money each week for their vacation …

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  • 9lay aside something — lay aside (something) to ignore something or decide that it is not important. Our neighbors laid aside their personal safety to help us save our animals from the fire. Related vocabulary: set aside something …

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  • 10lay aside — Synonyms and related words: abandon, adjourn, bolt, brush aside, brush off, carry away, carry off, cart away, cast, chuck, continue, cordon, cordon off, cull out, defer, delay, delocalize, dislodge, dismiss, displace, ditch, divide, drag out,… …

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  • 11lay aside — I (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To set aside] Syn. put aside, put to one side, dismiss, abandon, reject, drop, put off; see also abandon . 2. [To save] Syn. lay away, collect, keep; see save 3 , store 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To reserve for the… …

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  • 12lay aside — 1. Reject, discard, put away, put off, lay on the shelf. 2. Put by, store, lay by …

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  • 13lay aside — v. put aside, save, put away for future use; abandon, neglect, desert …

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  • 14lay — lay1 [lā] vt. laid, laying [ME leyen, new formation < 3d pers. sing. of earlier leggen < OE lecgan, lit., to make lie (akin to Goth lagjan, Ger legen) < pt. base of OE licgan, to LIE1] 1. to cause to come down or fall with force; knock… …

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  • 15Aside — A*side , adv. [Pref. a + side.] 1. On, or to, one side; out of a straight line, course, or direction; at a little distance from the rest; out of the way; apart. [1913 Webster] Thou shalt set aside that which is full. 2 Kings iv. 4. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 16lay — lay1 W2S1 [leı] v the past tense of ↑lie 1 lay 2 lay2 v past tense and past participle laid [leıd] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(put somebody/something down)¦ 2 lay bricks/carpet/concrete/cables etc 3¦(bird/insect etc)¦ 4¦(table)¦ 5 lay the foundations/ …

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