set down meaning

  "set down" in a sentence
Verb: set down  set dawn
  1. Put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc.
    - write down, get down, put down 
  2. Reach or come to rest
    - land 
  3. Put or settle into a position
    "The hotel was set down at the bottom of the valley" 
  4. Cause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place
    "set down your bags here"
    - put down, place down 
  5. Go ashore
    - disembark, debark 
  6. Leave or unload
    - drop, drop off, put down, unload, discharge

Derived forms: setting down, set down, sets down

See also: set

Type of: arrive, come, deliver, get, lay, place, pose, position, put, set, write

[American slang]
v. 1. To write; record. He set down all his important thoughts in his dairy. At the beginning of his letter Dan set down the date.
Synonym: PUT DOWN. 2. To stop a bus or other vehicle and let (someone) get off. The bus driver set her down at the corner. 3. To put into some group; classify; consider. When he heard the man speak, he set him down as a fool. 4. To explain; think a reason for. The teacher set down the boy's poor English to his foreign birth.


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  1. let us set down the items of her happiness.
  2. the bus stopped to set down an old lady.
  3. first, he sets down all the facts involved.
  4. it sets down in the midst of quiet suburban homes.
  5. i should set down what happened regularly day by day.

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