Thesaurus

set by

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of set by

to keep or intend for a special purpose
  • I have set by the earnings from my weekend job to use as vacation money

Synonyms for set by

Words Related to set by

Phrases Synonymous with set by

Near Antonyms for set by

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About set by

Time Traveler for set by

Time Traveler

The first known use of set by was circa 1601

See more words from the same year

Thesaurus Entries Near set by

setbacks

set by

set down

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Set by.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/set%20by. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!