set down


Definition of set down 

transitive verb

1 : to cause to sit down : seat

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

3 : to suspend (a jockey) from racing

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

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

6a : ordain, establish

b : to put in writing

7a : regard, consider set him down as a liar

b : attribute

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Examples of set down in a Sentence

set the toddler down in her seat set down the names of those in attendance

First Known Use of set down

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of set down was in the 15th century

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evasion of direct action or statement

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