lay something aside


farmers laying aside areas for conservation

put aside, put to one side, keep, save

developers must lay aside their conservatism

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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