set by

verb
set by; setting by; sets by

Definition of set by

transitive verb

: to set apart for future use

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Examples of set by in a Sentence

I have set by the earnings from my weekend job to use as vacation money.

First Known Use of set by

circa 1601, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of set by was circa 1601

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“Set by.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/set%20by. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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