View synonyms for set down

set down


  1. to write down or record
  2. to judge, consider, or regard

    he set him down as an idiot

  3. foll by to to ascribe; attribute

    his attitude was set down to his illness

  4. to reprove; rebuke
  5. to snub; dismiss
  6. to allow (passengers) to alight from a bus, taxi, etc

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Example Sentences

Then, observing the cop's uniform, he set down the gun, a small Army model, on a table, and smiled pleasantly.

The first attempt to set down rules for football occurred in 1873 at the long-gone Fifth Avenue Hotel on Madison Square.

The Daily Pic: Victor Hugo painted scenes of Gothic horror that he never set down in words.

Back in March 2010, I set down some thoughts about what a conservative fix of the Affordable Care Act might look like.

And this peculiar Camelot is set down in a vast natural desert, forbidding, unknowable.

I take the Extream Bells, and set down the six Changes on them thus.

He set down as the second the golden rule, “Whatsoever ye would that men should do unto you, do ye even so to them.”

I have only set down part of this Peal, which is sufficient to shew the course and method thereof.

At the end of the first day Punch demanded to be set down in England, which he was certain must be close at hand.

In one instant the mottled-faced gentleman depressed his hand again, and every glass was set down empty.





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