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set down

transitive verb

Definition of set down

  1. 1 :  to cause to sit down :  seat

  2. 2 :  to place at rest on a surface or on the ground

  3. 3 :  to suspend (a jockey) from racing

  4. 4 :  to cause or allow to get off a vehicle :  deliver

  5. 5 :  to land (an airplane) on the ground or water

  6. 6a :  ordain, establishb :  to put in writing

  7. 7a :  regard, consider <set him down as a liar>b :  attribute



Examples of set down in a sentence

  1. <set the toddler down in her seat>

  2. <set down the names of those in attendance>



15th Century

First Known Use of set down

15th century



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