to move (an object, etc) to one side, esp in rejection
to store up; save: to put money aside for a rainy day
to ignore or disregard: let us put aside our differences
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How to use put aside in a sentence
That money never came either, so the Italian government put aside €14 million to do the work themselves.Madonna, Carla Bruni & Obama Abandoned Pledges To Rebuild L'Aquila After The Quake | Barbie Latza Nadeau | November 18, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He chose a corner spare room with good ventilation, and put aside a spare set of sheets and silverware, just in case.
But for now all intra-Kurdish squabbles have been put aside to face the Islamic State, as ISIS now calls itself.PKK Kurdish Terrorists Are Fighting IS Terrorists With U.S. Help | Thomas Seibert | August 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In fact, there is a sick logic to what they do, if you put aside the Frank Underwood morality.Georgia Legislators Think Felons Should Be Able To Shoot You | Cliff Schecter | March 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Many of us think of them as a time to put aside work and focus on family and friends.Organizing for Action Wants Your Newtown Anniversary Party to Be a Success | Stuart Stevens | December 12, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Finally, let me ask the general reader to put aside all prejudice, and give both sides a fair hearing.God and my Neighbour | Robert Blatchford
By-and-by all pretence of formality and order is put aside and the battle really begins.
But he did not want any money but his own spent for it, and he believed he'd speak to Ruby Ann and have it put aside for him.The Cromptons | Mary J. Holmes
I beg you to put aside all such suspicions, and to reassure the Grand Duke, who is very much annoyed, so Rubinstein tells me.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky | Modeste Tchaikovsky
He was stooping over her in great distress to lift her up, when he felt himself vehemently put aside by a woman's hand.Marriage la mode | Mrs. Humphry Ward
Other Idioms and Phrases with put aside
Also, put by or away. Save, store up for future use, as in We put aside all the toys for our grandchildren, or James put by dozens of cans of tomatoes this year, or She put away some of her salary every month. The first two terms date from the late 1700s, the third from the late 1800s.
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