lay something aside

1)

farmers laying aside areas for conservation

Syn:
put aside, put to one side, keep, save
2)

developers must lay aside their conservatism

Syn:
abandon, cast aside, set aside, reject, renounce, repudiate, disregard, forget, discard; literary forsake

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  • lay something aside — 1 farmers laying aside areas for conservation: PUT ASIDE, put to one side, keep, save. 2 producers must lay aside their conservatism: ABANDON, cast aside, reject, renounce, repudiate, disregard …   Useful english dictionary

  • lay sth aside — UK US lay sth aside Phrasal Verb with lay({{}}/leɪ/ verb [T] (laid, laid) ► to put something away or to stop using something: »We laid it aside as a defective unit and installed a newer one. ► to stop doing something, especially to stop thinking… …   Financial and business terms

  • lay something in — STOCK UP WITH/ON, stockpile, store (up), amass, hoard, stow (away), put aside/away/by, garner, collect, squirrel away; informal salt away, stash (away). → lay * * * ˌlay sthˈin/ˈup …   Useful english dictionary

  • lay something in — Syn: stock up with/on, stockpile, store (up), amass, hoard, stow (away), put aside/away/by, garner, squirrel away; informal salt away, stash away …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • set something aside — 1 set aside some money each month: SAVE, put by, put aside, put away, lay by, keep, reserve; store, stockpile, hoard, stow away …   Useful english dictionary

  • lay aside — verb accumulate money for future use He saves half his salary • Syn: ↑save, ↑save up • Derivationally related forms: ↑savings (for: ↑save) • Hypo …   Useful english dictionary

  • lay aside — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you lay something aside, you put it down, usually because you have finished using it or want to save it to use later. [V n P] He finished the tea and laid the cup aside... [V P n (not pron)] This allowed Ms. Kelley to lay aside …   English dictionary

  • lay — I verb 1) Curtis laid the newspaper on the table Syn: put, place, set, put down, set down, deposit, rest, situate, locate, position; informal stick, dump, park, plunk 2) the act laid the foundation for the new system …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • lay — lay1 [lā] vt. laid, laying [ME leyen, new formation < 3d pers. sing. of earlier leggen < OE lecgan, lit., to make lie (akin to Goth lagjan, Ger legen) < pt. base of OE licgan, to LIE1] 1. to cause to come down or fall with force; knock… …   English World dictionary

  • lay — lay1 W2S1 [leı] v the past tense of ↑lie 1 lay 2 lay2 v past tense and past participle laid [leıd] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(put somebody/something down)¦ 2 lay bricks/carpet/concrete/cables etc 3¦(bird/insect etc)¦ 4¦(table)¦ 5 lay the foundations/ …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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