Definition of put aside
1 : to save or keep (something, such as money) to be used at a later time She's been putting aside some money for a vacation. Can you put a few minutes aside for a short meeting?
2 : to stop worrying or thinking about (something) We need to put these problems aside for now and get the work done. It's time to put aside our differences and start working together.
Word by Word Definitions
: to place in a specified position or relationship : lay
: to move in a specified direction
: to send (something, such as a weapon or missile) into or through something : thrust
: a throw made with an overhand pushing motion
: the act or an instance of putting the shot
: an option to sell a specified amount of a security (such as a stock) or commodity (such as wheat) at a fixed price at or within a specified time — compare call 3d
: being in place : fixed, set
: to or toward the side
: away from others or into privacy
: out of the way especially for future use : away
: an utterance not meant to be heard by someone
: an actor's speech heard by the audience but supposedly not by other characters
: a comment or discussion that does not relate directly to the main subject being discussed : digression
: beyond, past
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