put aside

phrasal verb
put aside; putting aside; puts aside

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.

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“Put aside.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/put%20aside. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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